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Olive Kitteridge

12 Ratings: 2.9
A book by Elizabeth Strout

Starred Review. Thirteen linked tales from Strout (Abide with Me, etc.) present a heart-wrenching, penetrating portrait of ordinary coastal Mainers living lives of quiet grief intermingled with flashes of human connection. The opening Pharmacy focuses … see full wiki

Author: Elizabeth Strout
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
2 reviews about Olive Kitteridge
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
I loved Olive - but not as much as I love Strout's spot-on flair for human detail.
review by . October 27, 2009
I'm not too fond of short stories - although I did purchase this with the hopes of enjoying it since they seem to be loosely related stories with one particular character, the ubiquitous Olive Kitteridge. And as expected Olive does appear in every story in the book - sometimes just merely by name, other times it's a cameo appearance, but her presence is definitely felt throughout these vignettes into the lives of some of the residents of Crosby, Maine.    Now let me shed some …
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