“Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles” is the story of a writer’s desperate love for Emma Zielinski and the spectacularly bad decisions that cause him to. A bold, arresting new work of fiction from the acclaimed author of Everything Matters! and the forthcoming novel The One-Eyed Man (March ) In this. Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles. Ron Currie, Jr. Viking; pp. Reviewed by Amanda Holmes Duffy; March 11, Loss, love and the line between truth and.
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It is beginning to look like Ron Currie Jr. The best thing about Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles is that the author takes you along with him on his wild flights of the mind, but always comes back to his comforting touchstones whenever he gets too close to the sun. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I didn’t know what.
Boy, 11, rescues drowning man from bottom of Eagan pool. This might be called a “quasi-memoir.
The sheets were almost always spotted plstic blood… Neither of us seemed to know why we did it. After the angel shows George how his life mattered to those around him by showing what would have happened to them had he never livedGeorge is resurrected into his old life with all of its messiness and heartache only to realize that no matter what, his life is filled with wonder.
Currie spends more than half poastic novel talking about how he was always there for her and she wasn’t. This is a powerfully moving and stimulating work. At least not about how it resonated with me, or how I related to it. This is a beautiful book. Jan 12, Roxane rated it it was ok. You found it heartfelt and moving and above all honest. An argument I completely p,astic with, by the way.
Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Ron Currie Jr.
Currie can be funny, clever, insightful and gut-wrenching all at once. Ron is a writer, a drunk, and bitter about love. Goodreads helps you keep flimssy of books you want to read.
His memories of his father and the period of his life prior to his death are peppered in, occasionally interrupting the story at a point when I didn’t want it to be, but I think these little glimpses into Ron Currie’s or character Ron’s anyway emotional and mental state are meant to be indicators of exactly that. And hell, I realized that Currie got to me. Feb 07, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s not a bad book, not at all, just not to my taste.
Why is it that a book that makes me think so hard and feel so much is impossible to describe?
Book review: ‘Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles,’ by Ron Currie Jr.
This is a book about the nature of fiction. Jan 20, Michelle rated it liked it Shelves: I was already laughing halfway through this disclaimer so his encouragement to keep turning pages was unnecessary.
No profanity, vulgarity, racial slurs or personal attacks. For the most part, each page could be considered a chapter. Later he fakes his own death and moves to the Sinai Peninsula. But I am not sure that I can explain why, or maybe, I’m not willing to explain. Sometimes the text will bleed over to the next page, but the way the novel is structured seemed to propel me forward.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A bold, arresting new work of fiction from the acclaimed author of Everything Matters! Feb 07, Minutes Buy. Apr 18, Mike rated it it was ok. Listen for the bell liytle on the Christmas tree. The rest of the pages turned themselves. The Hotel New Hampshire.
But how close this fictional Ron Currie is to the author is impossible to say.