A very easy, times heartbreaking but lovely book. There was no escape from there. Cuz in truth, we are all a little messed up like she is. Lastly, may be missing components, e. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. I specifically remember it being an Oprah book club book but beyond that I had to refresh my memory and it all came back to me pretty quickly. I still have no idea what would prompt me to keep reading, however night after night I would keep reading this book! All items are carefully enclosed with bubble wrap.
In such a short piece, Arvin examines many themes, including lost dreams, loneliness, and the stultifying life that can be led in a small town when people are locked into roles defined by others. This book is bittersweet and you totally feel in tune with the main characters life throughout the entire novel. Looking through her tunnel vision and short-sighted view allows a larger understanding of how we, in our solo journey, may miss the mark. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. Lastly, may be missing components, e. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s.
Shipped to over one million happy customers. Maybe some identifying marks on the inside cover. Also, I've met the author, Wally Lamb, and he is a beautiful soul. Used - Very Good, Normalmente se despacha en 24 horas, Book has been read but is in excellent condition. I have 3 favorite official books of all time and this is my top two. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. A tale that all the bad things, that everything, is for something, just stick it out and things will, some day, be ok.
You instantly are one with the main character. Lamb gives his vociferous heroine truly heroic proportions, in both the physical and the psychical sense … John Updike once observed the J. Describe the character development in She's Come Undone. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Yet it is an ordinary best-seller with lots of sex scenes, violence, deaths, etc. About this Item: Washington Square Press. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
It is a page turner at least half way through the book. When she finally orbits into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years.
Duis ut nisl in mi eleifend faucibus egestas aliquet arcu. Is her path in life guided by her dysfunctional relationships with men, beginning with her father, or are the men in her life simply potholes in her quest to search for her identity? The story of Delores Proce, the heroine, underdog, identified with girl who loses, finds, loses herself again only to finally realize she was never really lost but actually becoming undone. About this Item: Washington Square Press. This was just too much sadness for my taste! The paperback edition of the beloved, bestselling novel about Dolores Price and her heartbreakingly comical coming-of-age journey. I first read this over a decade ago, and it instantly became an instant love. In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. I have read this book 10 times and I am actually due to read it again soon! If you enjoyed this book, what other books would you recommend to fellow readers? Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges.
We fought…said terrible things to each other. I relate to her, root for her, and love the fact that she does not really pity herself in the story - she just keeps trucking on. Spent one whole weekend not speaking to each other because of a messed up phone message… That time we separated was my idea. About the Author Wally Lamb is a nationally honored teacher, critically acclaimed writer and best-selling author. About this Item: Washington Square Press. Die Frage, welches Schicksal sich hinter diesem Fund verbirgt, lässt Harriet nicht mehr los, und sie stößt auf eine tragische Geschichte von Liebe und Verrat.
I can't wait to allow my teenage daughter to read it! Bookmark this page and check back here often to see if your review has been featured! They'd sell it at half price books for a buck or two, or I'd find a 50 cent copy in the library discard pile. . All items are carefully enclosed with bubble wrap. Is it a more socially acceptable task for writers of one gender than for the other? At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably loveable, Dolores is as poignantly real as our own imperfections. How is body image treated in the novel and how does it affect Dolores' growth and placement in society. It is a story of one girls constant disappointment, sorrow and inability to find happiness and the conflict resolution that never seems to be healthy until she's lost everything and packs uo to go have home.
He graduated from Hanover College with a Bachelors in History. The story follows her from four to 40, from her shattered family life through the hellish circles of sexual and food abuse to her gradual recovery and her fight to love again. I am on my way to reread it again and I'll cry like I always do, but She's come undone is one of my favorite gifts. I stuck it out, but it wasn't worth it. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the. Is it legitimate source of strength or simply another crutch to avoid dealing with the real problems in Dolores' family? Is it a more socially acceptable task for writers of one gender than for the other? Die Jongas versuchen verzweifelt, Jendes Job zu retten — auch um den Preis ihrer Ehe. Discuss the prevalence of popular culture in the novel, both in the shaping of Dolores' identity and the world she lives in.
The theme or the lack of it is disappointing. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up. The character is interesting obese, messed up, angry but rather shallow. Particularly impressive is the rich characterization of Julie, the mother. Used - Good, Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Werktagen, Auflage: Reprint 20,3 x 13,2 x 3,6 cm, Taschenbuch Washington Square Press, 01. A great inspirational book for me, amazing read, definitely one of those books I go back and read every so often.