Cloud Cuckoo Land

Cloud Cuckoo Land Young female street musician s search for a home both real and spiritual

  • Title: Cloud Cuckoo Land
  • Author: Lisa Borders
  • ISBN: 9781579660307
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Young female street musician s search for a home, both real and spiritual.

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      Published :2020-06-16T20:57:35+00:00

    About " Lisa Borders "

  • Lisa Borders

    Lisa Borders grew up in Central and Southern New Jersey She is the author of the novel Cloud Cuckoo Land, winner of the Fred Bonnie Award for Best First Novel and fiction honors in the 2003 Massachusetts Book Awards Lisa lives near Boston, where she teaches at Grub Street She also works as a cytotechnologist.

  • 632 Comments

  • This novel reminds you to give everybody and everything a second chance (even the 80s).Miri, its protagonist, can be frustrating. Her friends try to advise her against making the wrong choices. She can see herself making the wrong choices. But because we, as readers, are let into her story early enough to know why she's making all of those choices. Given her history, she often has little choice; the weight of her emotional baggage tugs her down every path that she takes. When obvious questions l [...]


  • It isn't just that the writing is strong and powerful, you want to stay with the main character long beyond the last page. I wish I had Borders' gift to create such real characters and seamless, in-depth plots.


  • A great read! Watching Miri find her way in the world kept me interested throughout. Lisa Borders' descriptive writing made it easy to picture the places and events as if I was right in the midst of the action.



  • A decent weekend read. Told in the first person, the book's biggest flaw is a sense of distance between the main character, Miri, and her own story. The story, which has the capacity to be very powerful, lacks any great emotions - no sense of self-pity, which I liked, but also no sense of joy or accomplishment or hope, either. I know very little about the foster care system or the life of a homeless teenager, but I never got the feeling that the author did, either. And the chronology is indicate [...]


  • Loved the character development. Give yourself some time in your schedule before you open the first page - hard to put down.


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