On Green Dolphin Street

On Green Dolphin Street

Book - 2001
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Both a poignant love story and a period portrait of America, this is the story of a solitary woman in great turmoil. As the Eisenhower years end and 1960 ushers in John F. Kennedy. Mary van der Linden confronts the terror of the Cold War - a dark background to her carefree existence in Washington.
Publisher: London, Eng. : Hutchinson, 2001.
ISBN: 9780091802103
0091802105
Characteristics: 341 p. ;,24 cm.

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salgeogal
May 17, 2016

6 out of 10. Not as flat as the first review, not as great as the second. Had some good bits, had some not so good bits.

chulsey Aug 21, 2015

One of my favorite books; great character development, palpable tension, heart-wrenching resolution. The mid-century NYC setting is vividly drawn. If you like "Mad Men" you'll love this book.

patienceandfortitude Apr 30, 2012

Nothing to write home about. The book was all over the place and ultimately I did not find the characters believable. I kept thinking He's no Graham Greene.

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