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white oleander

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important reminders of great writers that have been and whispers of great writers that will be are the needles that thread the design of this story. the most grotesque story. an existence falling beneath the hell we fear described exquisitely.

guilt confronted me through most of the book. i was wishing for more of this girl's tragic trudging through life just to hear how janet fitch could describe it.

the movie is skimmed milk off this novel's ice cream like most movie-book relationships