Birds of Paradise: A Novel

by Diana Abu-Jaber | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 039334259X Global Overview for this book
Registered by Karenlea of Glendale, California USA on 4/6/2014
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Karenlea from Glendale, California USA on Sunday, April 06, 2014
Great family drama set in Miami. Very dark story! I received this as a Christmas present from a friend and I'm sending it out to a new reader. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 2 by wingvaga-bondewing at Pregny-Chambésy, Genève Switzerland on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
I received the book this morning and can't wait to start reading it. Thank you so much Karenlea for giving it away!

Journal Entry 3 by wingvaga-bondewing at Pregny-Chambésy, Genève Switzerland on Friday, May 02, 2014
I enjoyed this book a lot. It describes how a family can shatter and how it can slowly reconstruct itself, on totally different foundations. Because of personal circumstances, I was very moved by some of the events and characters. Too bad it doesn't come with some samples of the pastries the mother bakes throughout the story!

I'm sending this novel on a book ray to:

- tenscentpistol (Spain - EU)
- okyrhoe (Greece - Int'l) <----- first copy is stuck here
- Sparkish (UK- UK/EU)
- Icila (France)
- GronnLivsstil (Norway - Int'l) <------ new copy is here
- ana-b (Netherlands - Int'l)
- DubaiReader (Dubai)

forum link to register for the ray/post comments:
http://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/20/509552/

new copy of the book to continue the ray: http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/13353454

Journal Entry 4 by wingvaga-bondewing at Pregny-Chambésy, Genève Switzerland on Monday, July 28, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (7/28/2014 UTC) at Pregny-Chambésy, Genève Switzerland

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I mailed the book today to tenscentpistol in Barcelona. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 5 by tenscentpistol at Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées France on Monday, August 04, 2014
I received the book today in the mail, thanks a lot vagabonde for sending it over :)
I will start reading it tomorrow on my train journey as I'm not enjoying my current book so much...

Journal Entry 6 by tenscentpistol at Barcelona, Barcelona Spain on Thursday, August 14, 2014
I really enjoyed this book. Tough story, very well-written. I loved how you can feel the atmosphere lightening towards the end.
I felt pretty hungry towards the book with all of these very yummy pastries...

I should post the book to okyrhoe on Saturday! Thanks a lot vagabonde for sharing it with us.

Journal Entry 7 by tenscentpistol at Barcelona, Barcelona Spain on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (8/19/2014 UTC) at Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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I posted the book today and it is now on its way to Greece.

Journal Entry 8 by okyrhoe at Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Saturday, October 04, 2014
Arrived in Athens. Thanks vaga-bonde for including me in the ray, and tenscentpistol for posting the book to me!

I have a broken hand and may take some time to read this as it is not easy to hold objects, I hope this is OK.

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