South of Superior

South of Superior

Book - 2011
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"When Madeline Stone walks away from her Chicago life and moves five hundred miles north to the coast of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, she isn't prepared for how much her life will change"--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011
ISBN: 9781594487934
1594487936
Characteristics: 374 p. ; 22 cm

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azakelj Mar 26, 2012

Easy read of a quaint midwestern town. being a midwestern girl, I really enjoyed it!

rlbecker Mar 09, 2012

This is a great story. It is the best book I've read this year. It is a special tale of family, community, and forgiveness. I love the setting (Upper Peninsula of Michigan) and I love the characters Airgood has created. She makes the people seem like people you have known for years. They simply are themselves and live within their past and limitations. The determination of the men and women to do their best despite heavy odds against them is remarkably laid out before the reader. I cannot believe this is a debut novel, but it is. I'll certainly look forward to the next one by her.

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Jun 20, 2011

There were a few places in this debut novel where I had to suspend my disbelief and just soldier on. In the end, I'm glad I did; several of the characters were finely drawn and quite memorable and there are a couple of sweet relationships that are subtly and touchingly written. Any Lake Superior lovers out there should find this well worthwhile for light summer reading.

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