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Jennifer Jachimstal has commented on (2) products.

There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble by Laurie Notaro
There's a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble

Jennifer Jachimstal, February 9, 2008

I will admit that I found some of the situations in this book slightly amusing, but I seriously cannot read this. The author's incessant use of ever-more-outrageous metaphors is driving me up a wall. I could put up with it from Maye; when the lawn-boy started spouting his own crazy metaphors, I had had enough. The whole book, from the writing to the off-the-wall characters that pepper every page, is completely overblown and unnecessary. This sounded like a funny book, but the slight storyline can't hold up to the effort the author has poured into being humorous.
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Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Infants First by Marsden Wagner
Born in the USA: How a Broken Maternity System Must Be Fixed to Put Women and Infants First

Jennifer Jachimstal, May 27, 2007

This book is sad and terrifying and utterly engrossing. As a nursing student with a strong interest in maternity (I plan to go on to be a midwife), I found this book to be an excellent and informative read. I would highly recommend it to anyone planning to have a baby. If doctors aren't going to follow their Hippocratic oath, it's important for consumers to educate themselves, and this book is a great place to start.
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