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The pull of the moon by Elizabeth Berg

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Berg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E6996 P85 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL805379M
ISBN 100679449728
LC Control Number95041934

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The Pull of the Moon: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) - Kindle edition by Berg, Elizabeth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Pull of the Moon: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)/5().   The Pull of the Moon is a well-written story that is impossible to put down.I have never read anything quite like it, and would be insulting this book's integrity if I compared it to any other book I have read. I loved everything about this book from the way it 5/5(5).   The Pull of the Moon is a novel about a woman coming to terms with issues of importance to all women. In her journal, Nan addresses the thorniness—and the allure—of marriage, the sweet ties to children, and the gifts and lessons that come from random encounters with strangers, including a handsome man appearing out of the woods and a lonely /5(54).   I read reviews of The Pull of the Moon for my book group discussion and I loved the way Publishers Weekly referred to the format of the book. The reviewer wrote, “She chronicles both the geographical terrain and her inner landscape in further letters to Martin and to her grown daughter, Ruthie, and in a journal that has the tone of an.

  I picked up this book by accident. I was about a quarter of the way through when I realized that I had the wrong book. I had intended to read 'The Pull of the Moon' by Elizabeth Berg, but had instead picked up a book with the same title but by a different author. Diane Janes did not disappoint/5. The Pull of the Moon is a novel about a woman coming to terms with issues of importance to all women. In her journal, Nan addresses the thorniness - and the allure - of marriage, the sweet ties to children, and the gifts and lessons that come from random encounters with strangers, including a handsome man appearing out of the woods and a lonely. Berg's fourth novel in four years (Range of Motion, , etc.) alternates mawkish diary entries with chilly letters home by a woman who's run away to ``find herself'' after 30 or so years of marriage, in a tale that seems better suited to the s than the s. Fifty-year-old Nan, who's never worked, writes daily bulletins to excoriated husband Martin from the road, letting him Author: Elizabeth Berg. 5 clubs reading this now 1 member has read this book. Recommended to book clubs by 1 of 1 members "Not a novel about a woman leaving home, but a human being finding her way back." The Pull of the Moon is upbeat from beginning to end.".

  The Pull of the Moon ~ by Elizabeth Berg, When we read a book, we always bring to the task whatever is going on in our lives at the moment. I read this book through the lens of feminism because I am taking part in the year-long reading challenge called Women : Bonnie Jacobs.   In this luminous, exquisitely written novel, a woman follows the pull of the moon to find her way home. Sometimes humerous, sometimes heartbreaking, always honest, The Pull of the Moon is a novel about the journey of one woman - and about the issues of the heart that transforms the lives of all : Elizabeth Berg. The Pull of the Moon is a novel about a woman coming to terms with issues of importance to all women. In her journal, Nan addresses the thorniness—and the allure—of marriage, the sweet ties to children, and the gifts and lessons that come from random encounters with strangers, including a handsome man appearing out of the woods and a lonely. The Pull of the Moon. Random House - What's it About? Nan has just turned fifty, and is dealing with how it feels to be an aging woman in this culture. She is very much focused on all she is losing. She decides to take off on a driving trip, and the novel alternates between entries she makes in a journal and letters to her husband, Martin.