No Place, Louisiana

No Place, Louisiana BOOKS No Place, Louisiana Martin Pousson Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Compared To Dorothy Allison And Frank McCourt, Debut Novelist Martin Pousson Has Written A Masterly Portrait Of The American Dream Gone Wrong, Set In Louisiana S Cajun Country When Marriage To A Man With A High School Diploma Fails To Make A Waitress S Dreams Come True, Her Children Become The Focus Of Her Fiercest Hopes And Most Damaging Desires.

  • 4.4
  • 708
  • English
  • 17 July 2017
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • 1573229768
  • No Place, Louisiana
  • Martin Pousson

10 thoughts on “No Place, Louisiana

  1. Debbie says:

    I think some of the reviewers who hated this book so much and thought it was so unrealistic are too young to have lived through the 50s and 60s There was a time when people, especially men, simply didn t talk about thei...

  2. Emily Strange says:

    Can I like and desperately hate this book at the same time I found this book to be unnerving, yet oddly moving Pousson evokes almost every emotion imaginable with this I was angry, sad, depressed,and shock...

  3. Elke Ursin says:

    Wow What a surprisingly excellent book Although I just didn t really care about any of the characters, they were so much a car wreck that I just couldn t stop spying into their lives I really enjoyed ...

  4. Sharon says:

    Well written,disturbing,beautiful in a terrible way Mr Pousson delves into his characters hearts If the story wasn t a tragedy, it could be described as a comedy of errors I wanted to grab the main characters and shake them and tell them to pay attention to someone other than themselves for just a moment.While it got pretty raw in parts, I did admire the ...

  5. Kasey says:

    This is an excellent book It took me a few chapters to get used to Pousson s style of writing, but then I was hooked Very sad, very real If you are looking for a happy, uplifting story to get away from reality, this is not the book for you If you are looking fo...

  6. Ashley Weiss says:

    I may be slightly partial to this piece, seeing as I ve had the pleasure of meeting Martin Pousson on several occasions during his time at Loyola, but I fell in love with it Especially as someone who grew up in the North, I found the family dynamics really interesting The prose was also just beauti...

  7. Kristi Lamont says:

    Wow this book was intense And horribly depressing But so, so good in so many other ways the telling of the story, the perfect capturing of place, the character development .I would ve rated it a 4 but it s hard to say you really liked something so soul shattering, I think.

  8. Amy says:

    great book until the vague ending it bothers me to get totally invested into the characters in a novel only to have the author leave them hanging with no conclusion grr.

  9. Joanne says:

    This is a book about fathers hers, Louis and Louis as a father.

  10. Sarah says:

    I picked up this book because it is set in Acadiana Cajun country aka Where I currently live I was hoping to read it and feel some mystery or romance about the place, to keep my mind settled for the next year and to stop it from wishing I could move to all those mysterious places I read about That did not happen.I read this book in two days rather, about 18 hours Initially I felt like the story was so awful and boring that something interesting must happen soon So I kept on reading at I picked up this book because it is set in Acadiana Cajun country aka Where I currently live I was hoping to read it and feel some mystery or romance about the place, to keep my mind settled for the next year and to stop it from wishing I could move to all those mysterious places I read about That did not happen.I read this book in two days rather, about 18 hours Initially I felt like the story was so awful and boring that something interesting must happen soon So I kept on reading at a furious pace to get to the interesting, not awful part as soon as possible After the first half of the book, I gave up hope, and gave up on torturing myself to finish it I had put it down, vowing not to waste my time, but then I got curious to see if there was any mention...

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