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She sometimes steps too far into painting mental murals of these two entities that the reader almost wishes to step away from such finite detail.
I loved the daughter in law who was earthy and sweet; I could learn a lot from her, and the grand kids that did not fight and drive their parents nuts. I'm more trying to describe the essence of what it is about his writing that strikes such a raw nerve. Lucky them! I was able to empathize with Larry although I disliked him and his unintentional passivity.
The narrative is character-driven.