Books that have shaped my life

A Listmania! list by "lilpiglet"
 
Daughter of Fortune
1.  Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
The list author says:
  "Excellent"
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Oryx And Crake
2.  Oryx And Crake by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Very creative and imaginative"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

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Memoirs Of A Geisha
3.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "A great read... one of my all time favorites"
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The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
4.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Extremely thought evoking...."
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Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk
5.  Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children at Risk by Anna Quindlen
The list author says:
  "A must for anyone working with children or social services"
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Namesake, The
6.  Namesake, The by Jhumpa Lahiri
The list author says:
  "Beautifully written"
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Ishmael
7.  Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
The list author says:
  "Absolutely amazing"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Here On Earth
8.  Here On Earth by Alice Hoffman
The list author says:
  "I love Alice Hoffman... a must read"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Turtle Moon
9.  Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman
The list author says:
  "Another favorite"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

James and the Giant Peach
10.  James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "My favorite book as a child"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

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The Heart of the Matter (Vintage classics)
11.  The Heart of the Matter (Vintage classics) by Graham Greene
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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The Joy Luck Club
12.  The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The list author says:
  "Much better than the movie... a great story"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Gone with the Wind
13.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Very long, but well worth it!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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To Kill A Mockingbird
14.  To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "A favorite from high school- essential to anyone's library"
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The Red Badge of Courage (Penguin Popular Classics)
15.  The Red Badge of Courage (Penguin Popular Classics) by Stephen Crane
The list author says:
  "A great war story"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Night
16.  Night by Elie Wiesel
The list author says:
  "Heartbreaking, but essential to my understanding of the Holocaust"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews)

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The Secret Life of Bees
17.  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The list author says:
  "A wonderful book about the power of women"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (341 customer reviews)

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Bee Season
18.  Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
The list author says:
  "A surprisingly good read"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Girl, Interrupted
19.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "Books are always better than the movies!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

Slaves in the Family
20.  Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Message in a Bottle
21.  Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks
The list author says:
  "Guaranteed to make you cry"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon)
22.  The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon) by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "As good as everyone claims it to be"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,521 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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