Anna Quindlen | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Anna Quindlen.
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SOURCE: Harris, Michael. “All in the Family.” Los Angeles Times Book Review (22 September 2002): 13.

In the following review, Harris offers a positive assessment of Blessings.

A teenager drives his girlfriend one night to a rich widow's estate outside a small New England town. They leave a box containing a newborn baby, which is found the next morning by the young caretaker, Skip Cuddy. Skip, who has served time in jail and was abandoned by his own father, isn't inclined to turn the infant girl over to what he considers a callous foster-care system. He names her Faith and tries to raise her himself, in secret.

The estate is called Blessings, and it doesn't take any special alertness to suspect that Anna Quindlen's fourth novel [Blessings] (after Object Lessons, One True Thing and Black and Blue) is going to deliver a heartwarming story. Which it does. What surprises us is...

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