So what do you do? Ignore your grief, or indulge it? I spent way too long mulling over which quote to feature. Because this book is brimming with them. I am absolutely astounded that this is a debut novel, and I'm eager to get my hands on what this author writes next. What immediately struck me about this book was, evidently, the writing. It has a slower beginning as the foundation gets laid, but the gorgeous prose carried me right through it. As an entity, I don't think this
I always find it very difficult to review nonfiction because the "story" isn't something that can be controlled. What I will say about this one was the the story was told very well and managed to keep me thoroughly engaged for over 600 pages. It effectively shows the problems with many of the family and welfare systems in place in America today, and I'd recommend it to anyone unfamiliar with the subject.