Saturday, September 1, 2012

October #2 - DRIFTLESS


Author: David Rhodes

Publisher: Milkweed Editions

Copyright: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-57131-059-0

Type of book: Literary Fiction

Setting: Words, Wisconsin

1st Sentence:
In Southwestern Wisconsin there is an area roughly one hundred and sixty miles long and seventy miles wide with unique features.

Why I chose this book: It was the ALL IOWA READS book selection for 2010. And I had the opportunity to meet the author at the Iowa Library Association conference that year.

Why I read it to the end: This book was not a typical read for me. It was very lyrical. But I didn't want to sound stupid when speaking to Mr. Rhodes, so I finished it.

My rating: 3.5/5

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