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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.
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 1 month 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 1 month ago by elizabeth
Very qwell written. This gives insight on homelessness. It is alsi=o a lesson on survival.Published 1 month ago by Trudy
I picked this up at the suggestion of a friend whose father was a mounted police officer in Boston. He knows I worked at Pine Street and had been talking about the book, but he... Read morePublished 2 months ago by CWS
After a while, I gave up on this one. About a week later I happened on the movie co-starring Robert DeNiro. I liked the movie a little bit better.Published 3 months ago by PT
The book starts out pretty good but, like Flynn's relationship with his dad, seems to fizzle out towards the end. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bob Hoskins
I always wanted to be a writer and then I read this book and knew I could never even shine his shoes. He writes with poetic beauty. The story mesmerized me. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Patricia Catania