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Black and Blue

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'The first time my husband hit me I was nineteen years old.' For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with ... Show synopsis

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  • Black and Blue (Random House Trade) – Trade paperback (2010)
    by Anna Quindlen

    Black and Blue

    Trade paperback, Random House Trade
    2010
    English
    310 pages

    ISBN: 0812980492
    ISBN-13: 9780812980493

    Contains author's "afterthoughts" and a reading group guide.

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Reviews of Black and Blue

Overall customer rating: 1.000
Angeleta M B

Never Received Book

by Angeleta M B on Sep 16, 2010

I did not receive this book so I cannot write a review about this book.

The Pageturner

Poorly Written with Choppy Metaphors

by The Pageturner on Oct 17, 2008

I have never come across a book that destroys the beauty of figurative language as this one does. The plot is utterly predictable and certain sections are filled with stereotypes, including racial ones. This leads me to believe that the author has a low intellectual level or may just be ignorant. The main character was so weak and unbelievable and the most annoying thing was the metaphors, similes, and other figurative language on nearly EVERY SINGLE LINE. And they didn't work either! I don't understand why the author thought this book would be phenomenal. This topic is way overdone and there seems to be nothing new beneath the literary sun. I highly dislike this book and wouldn't recommend it for a good read.

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oldwhatshername

Horrible

by oldwhatshername on Oct 5, 2007

This is a poorly written story about a very stupid (though thank heavens fictional)woman. What a disappointment. With all the hype about Quindlen and this book I expected at the very least a decent read. Just a big pointless waste of time.

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