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Perfect for the tone of the book and Flynn is clearly a great writer.
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.
The book starts out pretty good but, like Flynn's relationship with his dad, seems to fizzle out towards the end. Read morePublished 11 days 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 12 days ago by Patricia Catania
When i started to read this book, after a few pages my thoughts were what the hell is this all about ? Read morePublished 4 months ago by Edward J. Gibbons Sr.
Ugly and pitiless. Life among the homeless, in this case of New York, is mirrored through this frightening memoir of the author and his own father. Do we want to know this stuff? Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kenneth Wolman
While the book started out somewhat interesting, it just dragged from the middle onward. Some chapters were just hard to read because of the style Nick Flynn uses. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joseph Magnuson
Ultimately, Flynn's book is a cathartic exercise in rousting out the demons left by his father. When Jonathan reappears in Nick's life, it causes him to have an intense personal... Read morePublished 7 months ago by k lewis loess
I thought this was a great quick read and I loved how Nick talked about his dad. I almost forgot I had it on my kindle, might just have to give it another go :)Published 7 months ago by ashlee
Damn this is good, so, so, so good. Just buy it.
What more can you say about Nick Flynn - as a narrator he's a lovable loser/diamond in the rough, self deprecating and world... Read more