The Burgess Boys

burgessThe Burgess Boys
by Elizabeth Strout
2013/ 320 pages
Rating 8.5 / contemp fiction

Every once in awhile a book comes along which just amazes me –  how do authors do this –  grab some thread of an idea and tease it into a plot developing multi-layered characters and themes along the way and then interweaving them all into a lush fabric of something close to life?

This is a book about contemporary families and small towns, guilt and fear and love and truth and sibling rivalry along with racism, aging,  and >>>>MORE>>>> 

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