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Russo is one of my favorite authors and again he didn't disappoint. I have to think he is somewhat of a saint to have been so
patient with his mother through so many... Read more
It had its good language moments, nice descriptions of his hometown, and his mother mania. Although this book felt too long. Perhaps because it's characters are not very likable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Felix Esquivel
His fictional stories are so much more interesting. I didn't like his mother at all. I realize she was mentally unstable but it became very boring!Published 2 months ago by Julie Tiso
Enjoyed the memoir about the interactions between Russo, his mother and other members of his family.. The demise of Gloversville was almost equally important in this memoir . Read morePublished 4 months ago by Barbara J. Stevens
Excellent memoir and good account of the authors life. Enjoyed it and will look for more of this authors writings. I recommended this book.IPublished 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
Russo reveals the inspiration for his fine books of boyhood and the small town in which he was raised. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Elsewhere is a tedious recounting of the author's dysfunctional relationship with his mother. Born in a dying mill town in upstate New York, Russo and his mother -- deserted by... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
Classic Russo. As someone who grew up under similar circumstances this memoir really hit home. I'm currently re-reading Nobody's Fool. Russo is a truth teller for our times.Published 5 months ago by JOHN REILLY