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Nick Flynn beautifully weaves the story of his life with his father's.
Flynn's paragraphs run long and his chapters end quickly, although once one gets into the book, one stops caring about such minor stylistic idiosyncracies.
It's just a damn good story for anyone who likes dark stories, whether true or fiction.
How many people get to take care of their dad in a homeless shelter? Very real, very honest, and at times, funny twist on a rare event of where we get to in our lives. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Donald Jans
My book club read this; some liked it and others did not. I disliked the title and felt I could not read it in the presence of my grandchildren. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Virginia
A beautifuly crafted memoir by Nick Flynn about his cunning scam artist of a dad.Published 1 month ago by kolby cregger
I couldn't do it. The first part of this book was great, but once I hit the middle, try and try as I did, I couldn't do it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Endless Dreams
Let's face it. This isn't the content that I seek. I'm not fond of alcoholics, bad daddies, and their stories. Read morePublished 5 months ago by S. Taylor
I enjoyed it , appreciated it's honesty and understood much of what the central character was experiencing at a visceral level so bravo. Read morePublished 5 months ago by elizabeth
Very qwell written. This gives insight on homelessness. It is alsi=o a lesson on survival.Published 5 months ago by Trudy