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Book Review: My Name is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy BartonMy Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Lucy Barton had a hard life growing up well below the poverty line in a rural town (Amgash, IL), but she somehow managed to escape. Many years, a marriage and 2 kids later, she finds herself hospitalized for what should have been a routine surgery and her mother has come to visit. This book is her stream of consciousness retelling of how that visit affected her.

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