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the novel is set in 2001 and is narrated by a Wisconsin college student who hungers for worldly experiences and finds it when she is baby-sitting for a bohemian couple who is trying to adopt a mixed-race child. Meanwhile, she gets involved in a love affair with a classmate and feels pressing claims from her family.
What makes this book stand out?
The book stands out because it is anchored deep and is a good book recommendation and the best book to read.
Read it for
This is a top book because it is a captivating novel and the narrative seems entirely realistic
Don't read it for
On first reading, the reader can become impatient with the author's determinedly lackadaisical way of proceeding.