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The Ice Storm


Nixon and 'Nam, pet rocks and shag rugs, wife-swapping and party-hopping. Suburban New England, 1973, and the Hood family are about to wish they'd ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.334

Fantastic Read

by Mandy143 on Mar 4, 2010

I loved this book. The story is very smart the way the characters are developed and come together. I would recommend this highly. Can't wait to read other books by Rick Moody. More


Misery loves family

by HesterPrine08 on Oct 24, 2008

In the Ice Storm Moody gives us the typical suburban family from the 70's. The father is a lech, mom is unhappy, the daughter has already developed a reputation and the son is unbalanced. In one night the family will fall apart. While mom and dad attend a key party at the neighbor's, the children are ... More


More cultural refs than a Billy Joel song!

by Braniff747 on Apr 26, 2007

This book had more references than that famous Billy Joel song "We didn't start the fire"--Duraflame logs, Family Affair, Jonathan Livingston Seagull--from the beginning to the end. As one who had heard about the movie (and who was a youngster himself in the early 1970s) I tried to keep an open mind ... More

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