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May 05, 2008

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Julie E.

Thanks for the tip--I'm going to the bookstore today, so maybe I should pick this one up. I love Michael Chabon.

Kiki

I have never read anything by Chabon before, but had recently read something about this book, and thought--wow, what a great story line. I suggested it to someone I work with, and he is now reading it and says it is pretty funny, so I will be definitely picking up a copy!

It reminds me of the idea behind Roth's The Plot Against America--which I suspect is a little darker in tone than this book. Alternate history! Very entertaining and thought provoking.

Terri B.

I liked this one. I had to read it in very small segments though and I would suggest to any future readers that you set aside larger chunks of reading time for this one. I think that would make it more enjoyable.

I loved Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.

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