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Unbecoming: A Novel Cover Image

This book is a whirlwind of intrigue, and Rebecca Scherm creates quite the compelling character with her protagonist, Grace. First of all, Grace is a kleptomaniac, but you find yourself rooting for her by the end of the book. She is not exceptionally relatable, but there is just something about the way she develops that evokes empathy for her, and her alone. She is the mastermind behind a heist that sent two of her closest friends to prison, and after she absconds to Paris to live a life on the run, she once again ends up turning to a life a crime to survive. The story is told out of order, through a series of flashbacks, and the literary prose keeps you from putting the book down. Unbecoming is a great coming of age novel that is hard to forget.

- Rose K.
Unbecoming: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143128311
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Published: Penguin Books - December 1st, 2015


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