The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

The Boston Girl

Anita Diamant

fiction historical emotional reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2014

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, comes an unforgettable coming-of-age novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in ...
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Summary of 2131 reviews

Moods

reflective 76%
emotional 63%
hopeful 50%
inspiring 46%
lighthearted 40%
funny 36%
sad 30%
informative 23%
adventurous 16%
dark 3%
relaxing 3%
tense 3%

Pace

fast 53%
medium 33%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 84% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 39% | Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 9%

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3.82

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