The View from Mount Joy (Paperback)
Ballantine Books, 9780345468383, 360pp.
Publication Date: September 30, 2008
-The Charlotte Observer "Deeply satisfying . . . Bursting with the same deliciously deadpan dialogue that is now a Landvik trademark . . . The View from Mount Joy provides] quite possibly Landvik's most lovable character to date."
-Minneapolis Star Tribune "Pervaded by the same tenderness readers loved in Landvik's other books The View from Mount Joy . . . Should inspire interesting book club discussions."
-St. Paul Pioneer Press " Landvik] has an easy, engaging narrative style laced with humor."
-The Boston Globe
"Landvik's latest homespun homage is pure bliss."
-Booklist NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS.
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Praise For The View from Mount Joy…
Praise for Lorna Landvik
Oh My Stars
“Landvik is a national treasure whose writing packs a folksy, storytelling punch. . . . The personalities that populate the pages of Depression-era Oh My Stars feel . . . like fast friends. . . . And oh my stars but how [these] pages do fly by!”
–Minneapolis Star Tribune
–Cleveland Plain Dealer
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
“Highly entertaining . . . almost as hard to put down [as] Mary McCarthy’s The Group.”
–The Seattle Times
“It is impossible not to get caught up in the lives of the book group members. . . . Landvik’s gift lies in bringing these familiar women to life with insight and humor.”
–The Denver Post
Welcome to the Great Mysterious
“Funny, heartwarming . . . admirably captures the ups and downs of a small town from the humorous perspective of a big-city star.”
“Geneva is a lovable star who grows in surprising ways.”
–The Orlando Sentinel