Suttree. Couldn't put it down. "Set in Knoxville in 1951, the novel opens with a fisherman on the Tennessee river, running his lines and stopping to watch the police haul up the body of a suicide. The fisherman, having pulled his skiff ashore for a better view of the proceedings, is spotted by an acquaintence: "Hey Suttree," the man calls. We have now been formally introduced to Cornelius Suttree, a man who makes his living on the river," says the author's web site.
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Book Talk Tuesday: Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach
This is another book I had wanted to read prior to seeing the movie. The only problem was that I watched the movie. The book is so lovely and beautifully written that seeing the movie kind of ruined it :(