We Were the Mulvaneys (Oprah's Book Club)

by Joyce Carol Oates | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0452282829 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbookstogivewing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 6/14/2009
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingbookstogivewing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Sunday, June 14, 2009
to be released soon into the wild

Journal Entry 2 by wingbookstogivewing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Sunday, June 14, 2009

Released 10 yrs ago (6/14/2009 UTC) at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA



Released as part of the Wishlist Rabck! Release #33

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Journal Entry 3 by wingNancyNovawing from Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, June 20, 2009
RABCKd rec'd from svoight. Thanks!

Journal Entry 4 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Tried, but just not in the mood for an Oprah book at the present. Will put it aside for now, and move on to something else.

Journal Entry 5 by wingNancyNovawing at Lansdale, Pennsylvania USA on Sunday, January 08, 2017
Oldest ABC TBR. Set in Southwest NY state, the family is blessed by a hardworking father who owns a roofing company, stay at home Mom and 4 beautiful children. Until the night of the prom when Marianne is raped by a local rich boy, and the entire family implodes, collataral victims of the tragedy. Marianne declines to press changes - since she was drunk, she feels it's her fault. Dad feels so guilty that Mom sides with him and sends MArianne away to live with distant cousins, which makes Marianne feel abandoned. Still Dad obsesses with the townsfolk, consulting lawyers and drinking heavily. The kids drift away, yet the mother still tries to hold on to Dad and save him, at the expense of maintaining ties with her kids. I think the book could have ended one chapter earlier, skipping the loving family reunion at the end.

Released 2 yrs ago (2/3/2018 UTC) at ~ Iwillrejoice's ABC (Authors) Book Rings - US version, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA


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Journal Entry 7 by MmeClinton at South Berwick, Maine USA on Saturday, February 10, 2018
Received this as part of an author bookring; I already have a copy and love Joyce Carol Oates, so I am going to free release this one!

Journal Entry 8 by MmeClinton at When Pigs Fly Company Store and PIzzeria in Kittery, Maine USA on Saturday, February 10, 2018

Released 2 yrs ago (2/10/2018 UTC) at When Pigs Fly Company Store and PIzzeria in Kittery, Maine USA


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