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Charming Billy by Alice McDermott My rating: 4 of 5 stars Alice McDermott’s novels take a deep long look at a character sharing his/her love, hopes, desires, failures. We view “the typical course [of love] from early infatuation to serious love to affection, occasionally diminshed by impatience and disagreement, bolstered by interdependence, fanned now and …

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