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My Abandonment Leave No Trace, A Film Adaptation Of My Abandonment, Directed By Debra Granik Winter S Bone Premiered At The Sundance Film Festival To Critical Acclaim A Thirteen Year Old Girl And Her Father Live In Forest Park, An Enormous Nature Preserve In Portland, Oregon They Inhabit An Elaborate Cave Shelter, Wash In A Nearby Creek, Store Perishables At The Water S Edge, Use A Makeshift Septic System, Tend A Garden, Even Keep A Library Of Sorts Once A Week They Go To The City To Buy Groceries And Otherwise Merge With The Civilized World But One Small Mistake Allows A Backcountry Jogger To Discover Them, Which Derails Their Entire Existence, Ultimately Provoking A Deeper Flight Inspired By A True Story And Told Through The Startlingly Sincere Voice Of Its Young Narrator, Caroline, My Abandonment Is A Riveting Journey Into Life At The Margins And A Mesmerizing Tale Of Survival And Hope


10 thoughts on “My Abandonment

  1. says:

    I like this book in a similar way to how I enjoyed Room, they are both innocent perspectives Coincidentally, I didn t realize My Abandonment was based on actual events or that it was meant to be YA it was recommended to me by a goodreads page that is definitel


  2. says:

    I have mixed feelings about this book It was a fast, thought provoking read but it left me with many unanswered questions, particulary since it was based on a true case The beginning of the book seemed to include many facts that had been published in news articles, but


  3. says:

    As a Portland resident, it was fun to hear descriptions of the city and Forest Park I enjoyed the writing style from 13 year old Caroline s perspective.After reading some news stories about the true story behind this novel, it s evenintriguing to me


  4. says:

    Even though I have alredy sent this, I am updating for my Best of 2009 list, and this review goes along with Jennie Shortridge s WHEN SHE FLEW Both of these are based on the true story of the father and pre teen daughter who lived off the grid in Portland s Forest Park for four years but e


  5. says:

    Let me start with the following I am so freaking confused by this book.When I read the back of the book, I knew it was about a father and his 13 year old kid and they re trucking around all of Portland and living in the woods and all that That much is true And before I attempted to really get into t


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Spare prose and an intriguing narrative with a narrator whose view of the world has been skewed by her unusual experiences with Father, living in a cave in the forest park in Portland as well as the streets and condemned hotels of


  7. says:

    A compelling and thought provoking book I live in Portland so I was familiar with the setting in Forest Park the city I was also familiar with the true story behind this novel A father daughter spent four years living in Forest Park in a shelter the father built He home schooled the daughter using his own knowledge a s


  8. says:

    4.5 stars Lots to love in this novel, starting with the cover That ghost like white horse is Randy, 13 year old Caroline s little plastic companion and familiar daily presence If she were a suburban kid living a mainstream life, she would have probably had a cell phone to fondle by now, but she lives in a hidden camp in the wood


  9. says:

    I had forgotten that My Abandonment was largely based on a true story The author s website has.pdf copies of the articles he was drawing from Somebody from Oregon, and maybe the Pacific Northwest in general, might remember when this was in the news, but I wasn t familiar with it The second half of the book is Rock s imagined version of wh


  10. says:

    This was an interesting and absorbing book and made for a quick read I was somewhat familiar with one of the real life stories this book is based on, that of the girl and her father living in Forest Park After reading My Abandonment, I was left withquestions than answers there is no obvious line of distinction between reality and fiction here, and


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