I believe this is Stephen's best work to date.
Elliott's genius lies in his ability to convey enough information in the preceding chapters so that the story flows gracefully, with everything coming together neatly.
It's a book I feel like I somehow keep reading even if it's been weeks since I last closed it shut.
He writes like no one else....
That's all there is to say, nothing else. Read and enjoy it...in one sitting.
Stephen Elliot is a wonderful writer. It's like having an old friend tell you stories.
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Not a dull read. Helped me a lot to jump start my acting career. Like said in the title, full of information. Excellent acting coach.Published 16 months ago by Melissa
I was amazed how simultaneously dark and tender this novel was. It gets really dark, believe me it gets dark, but the tenderness just comes out more the darker it gets. Read morePublished 19 months ago by D. S. Atkinson
I loved it. It was a great story and I think it will make a very interesting movie. Can't wait!Published 22 months ago by Nadia
As a product of the Illinois group home system, it is clear to me that this author has never lived in a group home,or even been homeless, and that his entire story is invented for... Read morePublished on March 24, 2012 by Gladiator
this was a gorgeous book, that crept up on me slowly, but with considerable warmth and power. I liked the way it started at the end, and then unraveled through the past, working... Read morePublished on April 17, 2011 by Julia Jean
"Happy Baby" is about a child who experiences so much abuse that it is all he knows and when he grows up, finally able to get away from it, he seeks it out himself. Read morePublished on December 5, 2007 by Jose Jones
Chronologically reversed, Happy Baby engages the interiority of its characters with a deep sense of discovery. Read morePublished on August 24, 2007 by Shann Ray