Dear Mr. You

Dear Mr. You

Large Print - 2016 | Center Point large print edition.
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"An unconventional literary work that renders the singular arc of a woman's life through letters the award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker composes to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today and which reveal the complexity and power to be found in relationships both loving and fraught"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
Edition: Center Point large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781628999259
Branch Call Number: Large Print 791.43028 PAR
Characteristics: 271 pages (large print)
Alternative Title: Dear Mister You [large print]


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Jul 14, 2016

Not as good as I wanted it to be, but I loved the tribute to her father at the end.

Apr 12, 2016

1.This book would make good reading on a quiet beach or in the early hours waiting in an airport.
2.The old chestnut, 'you can't judge a book by its cover' applies here. The people who rave about this book on the back are simply shills.
3.This book is a good example of a writer who's first love is poetry but has decided to try their hand at prose. The result? A hybrid of poetry lite and faux prose. At times very illuminating and at other times just bafflegab. Pick one.
Except for the last chapter about her father, the rest of this autobiography is well written by a person who at times almost seems to want anonymity. A refreshing perspective.

Mar 18, 2016

Seems to be trying too hard to be witty and unconventional. I found most stories describing life situation which were highly contrived. Did not finish....

Cynthia_N Dec 14, 2015

Somehow I didn't quite connect with this collection of letters. I like Mary-Louise and I like the idea of writing letters to people who made a difference in your life. While some of these were really touching, there were others that just didn't make sense to even write.

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