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I liked this book but have to admit it is very depressing so don't purchase it if you are looking for a light read.Published 3 months ago by Maggie
Well written, an amazing story of survival of unspeakable cruelty and emotional abandonment. It opened my eyes to an era of neglect by others to children clearly in need to help.Published 18 months ago by Nancy
You will fall in love with the precious child and admire the man he becomes. It is one of those few books that I intend to read again.Published 19 months ago by Vivian Williams
I devoured A Hole in the World on a long airplane ride, having been impressed by the author's classic "Making of the Atomic Bomb" many years ago. Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by hollyberry
A tough story and also a cautiously encouraging read. Richard Rhodes abruptly drops us into a searing moment - the suicide of his mother in his childhood. Read morePublished on May 8, 2011 by Husky Dawg
I first read this book many years ago after seeing Mr. Rhodes do a television interview. Although it was very sad, it was a great story, as told only by someone who had lived... Read morePublished on January 4, 2011 by S. Talbott
This is a book about Richard Rhodes' childhood, complete with wicked stepmother, heroic brother who saves them both from almost certain death from starvation, biological father who... Read morePublished on July 4, 2010 by Willa