Where the Road Goes

Where the Road Goes A masterful novel about the complicated ties that bind families together and the love that has the power to drive them apart

  • Title: Where the Road Goes
  • Author: Joanne Greenberg
  • ISBN: 9780805051636
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A masterful novel about the complicated ties that bind families together and the love that has the power to drive them apart.

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    1. I loved this book. It was the book that got me back into reading regularly again. The author writes Tig's journey in a way that makes you feel like you are walking with her.

    2. Joanne Greenberg (aka Hannah Green, "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden") is one of my favorite authors. I didn't think this was her best work, but that leaves it still very good. Very fleshed out characters and relationships and people who grow and change and learn through the course of the book. Story takes place during the year that "Tig" does a west coast to east coast walk in the service of environmentalism. The walk sounds wonderful (the basic idea is to listen to people all across the cou [...]

    3. I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Joanne Greenberg is a very good writer and tells her story through letters---pre email days.Antigone (Tig) a 60ish married woman decides to participate in a cross country walk called The Walk. Tig has been a social and politcal activist all her life, so this non political endeavor sounds just right to an older Tig. After she leaves on this very primitive walk, the lives of her children, grandchildren and even her husband undergo major changes. These are p [...]

    4. I am not even sure why I picked this book up but I am glad I did. The story is told through letters and diary entries written to or by Tig, the main character. Tig is in her 60s and is on her last not-quite-political endeavor. So much is revealed through the letters written to her husband, Marz, her granddaughter, Hope, her grandson, Ben, as well as her two daughters, Solidarity and Justice. I became nostalgic for letter writing, the act of sitting and writing a letter or finding a letter in a m [...]

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