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December Books 11) Crooked Little Heart

11) Crooked Little Heart, by Anne Lamott

A rather heartwarming novel of adolescence, grief, sexual awakening, and tennis set in the Bay Area of California. Definitely enjoyed it.

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wwhyte
Dec. 18th, 2006 10:10 pm (UTC)
The tennis match at the climax is pulled off particularly well. Sport often doesn't work right in books or movies, because the outcome of the match becomes a proxy for the outcome of the character's arc in a way that's unsatisfyingly artificial. One of the things that's great about Crooked Little Heart is I don't actually remember how the climactic match ends.

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