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Parallel Lives Among Tumultuous Times

This Human Season by Louise Dean

Reviewed by Yvonne Zipp
Christian Science Monitor

"Literature is full of midlife crises, but few characters have as good a reason to indulge as Kathleen Moran. The mother of four has nothing but contempt for her alcoholic husband, who likes to boast about his imaginary exploits at the corner pub; her part-time job is drying up and money is tight; one of her children is in prison for killing a police officer; and there's a giant hole in her living room ceiling where a soldier put his foot through it while searching her home. Said home is located in Belfast in 1979, and her son is a member of the Irish Republican Army...." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

One Response to "Parallel Lives Among Tumultuous Times"

    Albert Armijo February 26th, 2007 at 8:38 am

    This book is not my cup of tea, but I didn't care for that part (first) I read.
    I realize that there are many tastes so keep up the good work. Thanks,

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