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A Little Life

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3 months, 3 weeks ago at Oct 3 2:18
This book is very psychologically based, as most of it chronicles the life story of Jude St Francis and an analysis of how severely his childhood trauma affected him to the point no one can 'fix him', and how he copes with the immense pain and suffering the first 15 years of his life has incorporated into the rest of his life. The small percentage of the book that isn't based around St Francis det... read more
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Description: ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Economist • Newsweek • People • Kansas City Star • Shelf Awareness • Time Out New York • Huffington Post • Book Riot • Refinery29 • Bookpage • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE A MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed ... (more)
Manufacturer: Anchor
Release date: 26 January 2016
ISBN-10 : 0804172706 | ISBN-13: 9780804172707
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c1n4m0ng1rl posted a review 3 months, 3 weeks ago

“This book is very psychologically based, as most of it chronicles the life story of Jude St Francis and an analysis of how severely his childhood trauma affected him to the point no one can 'fix him', and how he copes with the immense pain and suffering the first 15 years of his life has incorporated into the rest of his life. The small percentage of the book that isn't based around St Francis details his friends, their ambitions, hopes, ... as well as the family he meets along the way.

Personally, I believe a Little Life was an incredible book. It taught me so much, and truly I went through so many emotions whilst turning each page and unfolding what was on one, then another. It is a rollercoaster to read, but truly in the best way possible. Many difficult parts were put into th” read more

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