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Paradise Park

by Allegra Goodman

Paradise Park by Allegra Goodman
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  • First Published:
    Mar 2001, 432 pages
    Paperback:
    Apr 2002, 432 pages

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June Fox (10/24/02)

This book grew on me. At first, I found it disappointing; I didn't care for the protagonist (too silly), and couldn't relate to her frivolous, try anything lifestyle. I felt the author didn't respect her much either! But then I started finding the character's innocent, trusting, "go with the flow" nature rather endearing. I enjoyed the way Goodman poked fun at almost every cult and religious group that purports to have "the answer." After all her drifing too and fro, I was pleased with the way the character's life turned out.
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