She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb

She's Come Undone

By Wally Lamb

  • Release Date - Published: 2011-04-12
  • Book Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • Author: Wally Lamb
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 853 Ratings)

She's Come Undone Wally Lamb read online review & book description:

In this New York Times bestselling extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years.

"Mine is a story of craving: an unreliable account of lusts and troubles that began, somehow, in 1956 on the day our free television was delivered...."

Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up.

In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably lovable, Dolores is as poignantly real as our own imperfections. She's Come Undone includes a promise: you will never forget Dolores Price.

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  • Must read!

    By BethSplon
    Great book, great author. I recommend this book.
  • Do Yourself A Favor

    By MsAnnaBaxter
    If I could give this book "0" stars, I would. This truly is the worst New York Times Bestseller/Oprah's Book Club disgusting, mis-guided literary effort imaginable. Coming of age story? What lessons does this self-loathing vermin of a human being learn, exactly? She certainly never learns that shutting herself in her room, eating her way through the junk food aisle won't help. She never learns that showing love & affection towards those she has been blessed with in her life is a gift of love you should treasure because you may lose it one day. I wish you luck. If you can find something redeeming in these words (And yes, there are typos everywhere, as the others mentioned before) then perhaps one of us will get our money's worth out of this book.
  • transcendent

    By jewel.intheroughh
    I read this book as a teenager and developed a resentment toward the main character. I reread it now at 23 and can say that I fully understand Delores and all of her discrepancies. Love this book. One I always go back to.
  • One of my favorites

    By Ok candy
    This is my go-to book when I'm in a funk. Hard to put down, so make some time to read it. ❤
  • Excellent

    By Chilismami
    A good read! Kept my attention all the way to the very end!
  • Broken People

    By Rrowz
    Another story about a broken person and her path to becoming whole. It's probably a good book for people who enjoy that sort of story but I prefer books with a more active plot line.
  • Perfect

    By SM102215
    This book is so powerful and beautifully written with the ability to change the reader forever.
  • She's come undone

    By Golfinn
    Excellent! Poignant, sad, funny, captivating!
  • A Must Read

    By AndreaAPW
    What an absolutely amazing book! This story made me so incredibly emotional. I grew very attached to Dolores. I wanted to jump into the book and shake her and be her friend all at the same time. The author did an incredible job at making the reader fully understand the main character's journey without being repetitive or boring. I didn't want to put this book down. We've all come a little 'undone' at some point in our lives. This story is a gentle reminder that we can overcome the difficult times!
  • I want to meet Dolores Price

    By ElleBella5
    I came across this book searching for a riveting read and I read all the reviews online and here. I was convinced. When I opened the booked and read the intro Wally mentioned someone saying he wants to meet Dolores. After reading this book, I would absolutely love to meet Dolores also. This is a page turner. I loved it. Next up "I Know This Much Is True"

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