In The Middle of Middle America (The America Trilogy)

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In The Middle of Middle America (The America Trilogy)

In The Middle of Middle America (The America Trilogy)

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It felt like the author had a very immature and stereotypical idea of what a high school jock/Athlete was supposed to be like and decided that was correct. This is another book that I could not put down, and long after I had finished reading it, the powerful ending was still in my head. These families include single-parent families, blended families, extended families, and families of choice, i. It usually includes Mexico, the seven countries of Central America, and the 13 island countries and 18 territories of the Caribbean.

There is a big clue towards the end that her storyline is not as straightforward as we were led to believe. Set literally in the middle of America in a small town, where it appears nothing really happens, and to be fair nothing really does. Because for many people, especially people who are part of the New American Middle, not only did baking bread make them feel whole, but it also provided nourishing food for their families. We discover Lucy Decker's struggles to get pregnant, Wendy's sick mother, Meric's struggle to find a girlfriend, and Brody and Steve as two typical jocks exaggerating their stories of female conquests.Journalists and reporters are being paid to entertain and sway us - they no longer just inform or educate us with facts and evidence. Set in 1997, in quite literary the middle of America, Lebanon, Kansas, this is a character driven novel, told from the point of view of seven very different characters, all with their own story whose lives weave a web that changes their lives, and that of their community forever. Lyons is the Master of Misdirection and this is without doubt his magnum opus - it really is nothing short of a masterpiece. Especially once I finished it, once discovered how the various characters — each a narrator — come together in one tumultuous ending, I had to acknowledge that it does have a plot. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

An award-winning freelance journalist before he landed his first publishing deal back in 2018, David grew up in Dublin but currently spends his time between Birmingham in the UK and the Irish capital.I found the story structure and plot to be largely aimless and meandering, the timeline was a bit odd as well I thought (although I had mentally tuned out long before the end). Has taken me over a year to really get into a book but as soon as I start listening to this was hooked. We also have biases about the middle-class experience, and so, at first, it all seems pretty simple.

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