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Kimberly Bissell has commented on (3) products.

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers) by Helen Simonson
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers)

Kimberly Bissell, January 1, 2012

Well written, thoughtful and fun!
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The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
The Housekeeper and the Professor

Kimberly Bissell, September 4, 2011

This lovely little gem of a novel was a thought provoking read. The story is told from the voice of a housekeeper assigned to a retired Mathematics professor suffering from short term memory loss. While he can't remember her from day to day, he forms a relationship with her 10 year old son and they all find connection through the in depth knowledge of numbers and their magical relationship to the everyday. I found myself ruminating on both the infinite wonder of number relationships and the emotions tied to our memory. It was a wonderful read.
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel

Kimberly Bissell, January 1, 2010

Definitely a favorite read from the last decade. Very intelligent and thoughtful book about loss and 911, especially as the main voice is a young boy.
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