Author: Elizabeth Strout

Book Review: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

Posted April 18, 2013 in Reviews / 8 Comments
Book Review: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

In the wake of the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess couldn’t leave their small Maine hometown of Shirely Falls soon enough. Now living in New York City, Jim is a successful corporate lawyer with a wife and college-age children, and Bob is a childless, divorced Legal Aid attorney who spends most of his evenings drinking alone in his apartment. The two brothers have settled into a dynamic of Bob admiring Jim […]