Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout; 2008
The book took A LOT out of me. Olive Kitteridge is a collection of short stories about the residents of Crosby, a small town in Maine. 322 more words
Olive Kitteridge, a deeply empathic and human novel, strives to commeasure human tendencies and social attitudes.
The novel is divided into around ten chapters, each involving different characters but all revolving around one woman, Olive Kitteridge, a stubborn, middle-aged woman who doesn’t exactly like the changes she witnesses in her small town. 1,059 more words
Rebecca Brown has never stolen before, steals a magazine from a dentist’s office because she wants to finish a story she was reading in it, finishes reading it on the bus home, it ends sadly, she drops the magazine and it flips to an add for a smock-like shirt, Rebecca decides to order one for her boyfriend David… 713 more words
Basket of Trips
Olive accompanies Molly Collins to the funeral service of Ed Bonney, he and his wife Marlene were Olive’s students once, Olive and Molly skip going to the cemetery and go to Marlene’s instead to set up food for the gathering afterward… 1,112 more words