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September 2010 BOTM: My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

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boswellbaxter
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September 2010 BOTM: My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

Postby boswellbaxter » Tue August 31st, 2010, 10:42 pm

Discuss My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira here. (I know it's a little early, but it's September somewhere, and I may not be thinking of it tomorrow.)
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Divia
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Postby Divia » Wed September 1st, 2010, 1:59 am

I've been dying to talk about this book. I'll be interested to see what others have to say.
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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Wed September 1st, 2010, 12:53 pm

This one sure packs an emotional whallop.
At home with a good book and the cat...
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rockygirl
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Postby rockygirl » Thu September 9th, 2010, 11:20 pm

"Divia" wrote:I've been dying to talk about this book. I'll be interested to see what others have to say.


I just finished the second chapter. I am totally drawn in by the characters.

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rockygirl
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Postby rockygirl » Fri September 10th, 2010, 2:24 am

I can barely put this book down. Just finished the tenth chapter. There's something still and calming about this book.

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rockygirl
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Postby rockygirl » Fri September 10th, 2010, 9:19 pm

Fortunately, I had today off, too, and was able to finish this incredible book. I want to discuss it, but don't want to be a spoiler for those who haven't read it.

I sobbed the last fifty pages. I can't remember the last time I was so engrossed with characters that I cried for them.

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Fri September 10th, 2010, 10:00 pm

"rockygirl" wrote:Fortunately, I had today off, too, and was able to finish this incredible book. I want to discuss it, but don't want to be a spoiler for those who haven't read it.

I sobbed the last fifty pages. I can't remember the last time I was so engrossed with characters that I cried for them.


It really packs a lot of emotional whallop. My heart just broke for the soldiers and the poor medical treatment they received.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Divia
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Postby Divia » Sat September 11th, 2010, 2:11 am

Yeah but the medical stuff was spot on. I mean she did an awesome job of explaining how horrible the conditions and the surgeons were.
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Divia
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Postby Divia » Sat September 18th, 2010, 2:04 pm

Wow. I thought we would get a lot more discussion out of this novel?

Did people not enjoy it?
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rockygirl
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Postby rockygirl » Sat September 18th, 2010, 3:16 pm

"Divia" wrote:Wow. I thought we would get a lot more discussion out of this novel?

Did people not enjoy it?


I thought it was incredible.


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