On Green Dolphin Street

On Green Dolphin Street

A Novel

Book - 2001
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Publisher: New York : Random House, c2001
ISBN: 9780375502255
Branch Call Number: F FAULK-S
Characteristics: 351 p. ; 24 cm


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Aug 13, 2018

Really enjoyed this one (despite the ending, which drove me NUTS!), because it described so well the late 1950's, and the age of the Cold War. I was a kid, but I remember very well the types of behavior (the endless smoking, for example) of ordinary people back then. So the descriptions of behaviors, of homes, clothing, the travel at that time, all of it was spot-on. The story was very good and I can sympathize with someone having to make the choice Frank and Mary had to make, having been in a similar situation myself.

May 17, 2016

6 out of 10. Not as flat as the first review, not as great as the second. Had some good bits, had some not so good bits.

chulsey Aug 21, 2015

One of my favorite books; great character development, palpable tension, heart-wrenching resolution. The mid-century NYC setting is vividly drawn. If you like "Mad Men" you'll love this book.

patienceandfortitude Apr 30, 2012

Nothing to write home about. The book was all over the place and ultimately I did not find the characters believable. I kept thinking He's no Graham Greene.


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