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* * David Vann Caribou Island US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Harper, 2011 (2011) Hardcover, e-Book
Set in the Alaskan wilderness, this is the tale of a marriage that goes terribly bad after decades of frustration, failed expectations and compromises finally tips a woman over the edge. (BW)

* Lara Vapnyar Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love US Orders
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Review Pantheon, 2008 (2008) Hardcover, e-Book
A collection of 6 short stories about Eastern European emigrés who desperately crave intimacy, but find themselves ultimately satisfied by food. (LW)

* * * M. G. Vassanji The Assassin's Song US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Doubleday, 2007 (2007) Hardcover
A sweeping novel of a man caught between tradition, filial obligation and modern influences that can transport the reader from the mysticism of ancient India to the tranquility of suburban British Columbia. (MG)

* * * Abraham Verghese Cutting for Stone US Orders
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ReviewExcerpt Knopf, 2009 (2009) Hardcover, CD, e-Book
Narrator-protagonist Marion Praise Stone tells readers about his remarkable progress through life - a journey marked by the healing powers of medicine and relationships. (TD)