Review: Peter Hedges’ “An Ocean in Iowa”
Scotty Ocean turns seven in the summer of ’69 – and what a (non)year seven turns out to be! This is a banal white-bread novel about banal white-bread characters living the quintessentially banal white-bread American life in Dulltown, Iowa. Don’t bother.
Where it came from: Opshop
Time and manner of reading: Evening and morning
Where it went: Home
Reminds me of/that: —
Who I’d recommend it to: —
Also reading: Being Alive edited by Neil Astley; Angel by Merle Collins