This book is beautifully written, I enjoyed the poetic descriptions as much as the story. The story is that of a blind girl during WWII, trapped in her small village when her only guide to the world, her father, doesn’t come home.
Natalie’s Review: Buying less and avoiding cheap throw-away goods has always been a priority for me but in an environment filled with a constant barrage of advertising it’s hard to keep on track. In this climate of excess, a well thought out guide to better buying is such a welcome addition to my bookshelf. Mindfulness can be such a challenge in today’s busy world it’s important to remind ourselves to stop and think before adding to the clutter, both physical and mental, that fills our daily lives.
‘There There’ is a bold, brutal, and beautiful debut novel that pulls no punches. Told from multiple viewpoints of several people heading to the Big Oakland Powwow in California, Tommy Orange creates a riveting novel of identity, status, survival, and hope. An excellent read!
discovery, invention, and adventure – all in one book! I couldn’t put this
down, and enjoyed seeing the world through the main character’s eyes.
Washington is a slave who becomes the property of an inventor who quickly sees
Washington’s genius and uses it to help him get his airship finished. Their
relationship is fascinating – are they friends as his master thinks? Is that
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