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Mimi Malloy, At Last!

by Julia MacDonnell

Mimi Malloy, At Last! by Julia MacDonnell
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    Apr 2014, 288 pages
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    Mar 2015, 288 pages

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Julia MacDonnell's Mimi Malloy, At Last gives us a redemptive story of the family bonds that break us and remake us.

Mimi Malloy, At Last, by Julia MacDonnell, is a big hit with BookBrowse readers. 22 out of 24 reviews gave it a 4 or a 5. Why have readers fallen in love with Mimi Malloy as she finally faces her past and opens herself up to a potential new future?

Julia MacDonnell's novel, Mimi Malloy, At Last held me captive from the first page. I often found myself losing track of time, reading late into the night. The novel, while set in present day New England takes us back to Mimi's long forgotten childhood trauma, repressed as a survival instinct that will no longer be denied resolution. This novel has earned a place on my read again bookshelf (Deborah P). Hurrah for Mimi and the women in her family who, however unwillingly, face the past so they can face the future (Carol T). This book is a little bit A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and a touch of Angela's Ashes with bits of the Golden Girls thrown ...

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