She's Come Undone (Oprah's Book Club) by Wally Lamb Paperback Book

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Rent She's Come Undone (Oprah's Book Club)

Author: Wally Lamb

Format: Mass Market Paperback, Abridged-CD

Publisher: Pocket Books

Published: Dec 1996

Genre: Fiction - General

Retail Price: $7.99

Pages: 465

Synopsis

In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years.

Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Stranded in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally orbits into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before she really goes under.

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Reviews

BookLender review by Laura on 2007-06-13 16:05:04

She's come undone is a fantastic read...every woman can relate to the struggles and find themselves in some stage of their lives in this wonderful novel.

BookLender review by Sarah on 2007-09-09 14:10:25

This was a great book, at times I couldn't put it down.

BookLender review by Paula on 2009-05-01 19:11:54

I was expecting to be blown away by this book and was a little disappointed. While the heroine faced more than her fair share of trauma it was difficult to empathize with her. It seems to me that not only did she bring about much of her own grief but she went out of her way to cause grief for others. After finishing I was left with the feeling of Is that it?Meh.