First Impressions of Growing Up Bank Street

jill rey
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Nov 18 2020 – 04:57 PM

Opera

A childhood and family legacy defined by opera this book quickly data dumps readers into the...

polowy77
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Nov 18 2020 – 04:23 PM

living

I have to be honest, the cover and premise don't really appeal to me. It would be interesting to...

kyzuko
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Nov 18 2020 – 03:14 PM

Unique

The way that this author writes seems so unlike others that I have read. New York has always been...

katiecarmichael
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Nov 18 2020 – 01:47 PM

Vivid and captivating

Wow, I'm hooked! Donna Florio's vivid personal story is inviting me to zoom in for a...

nikol923
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Nov 18 2020 – 01:29 PM

Pulling

I am interested in the book I am a bit confused with the characters are they real or did she make...

ashmitchell
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Nov 18 2020 – 11:19 AM

Detailed

Memoirs are not really my cup of tea when it comes to reading right now but this book does seem...

saric87
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Nov 18 2020 – 08:26 AM

Quirky

This book is absolutely incredible, and I know that from just reading a tiny bit of it in the...

madelinetatiana
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Nov 18 2020 – 02:11 AM

hmm..

The cover is really pretty! I wouldn’t pick this up on a whim, but it having the setting of NYC...

vaish
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Nov 18 2020 – 01:32 AM

Intriguing

This isn't my to go genre but I make exceptions sometimes and this book feels like one such gem....

porcupines
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Nov 17 2020 – 10:57 PM

Mixed Review

Memoirs are my favorite genre, but I'm not sure if this one is for me. I like some of the scenes...

mabrock317@gmail.com
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Nov 17 2020 – 10:24 PM

Loved it

What a fascinating childhood the writer must have lived, and this’s is just one chapter. I...

syost
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Nov 17 2020 – 10:01 PM

Interesting

Growing up on Bank Street, a memoir. To be honest, although I love New York and I think this book...

mjlog
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Nov 17 2020 – 09:56 PM

So Much to Tell

I truly enjoy memoirs, but I had trouble connecting with author Donna Florio or her parents....

onemused
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Nov 17 2020 – 09:50 PM

ok start

I have some trouble with memoirs that may be clouding my start to this one, but it didn't really...

cjo
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Nov 17 2020 – 09:48 PM

Not a boring childhood!

The account of Ms Florio's childhood in Bank Street is as colorful and vivid as the plot of one...

cc
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Nov 17 2020 – 09:42 PM

Awesome cover, content not for me

I was excited to read the excerpt since I have lived in NYC for the past 5 years, but...

abondthroughbooks
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Nov 17 2020 – 07:29 PM

Average memoir

It is really tough to rank memoirs. It is something so true and personal to the author. Having...

hmurphy86
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Nov 17 2020 – 06:16 PM

NY love letter

this immediately had me feeling like i was reading a love letter to New York City - especially...

klindstrom
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Nov 17 2020 – 06:13 PM

Delightful

In Growing Up Bank Street, Donna Florio gives us a wonderful memoir of her life in New York City....

thebookview
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Nov 17 2020 – 05:27 PM

No Thanks

This one wasn't for me. I couldn't get past the first chapter and couldn't make myself more...

mariav14
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Nov 17 2020 – 04:41 PM

Enthralling!

I absolutely love the whole premise of this book and the cover is wonderful, I immediately felt...

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