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I was sorry to come to the end of this book. I loved the down-and-out, good hearted, quirky characters--so often like people I've met at various times in my own life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Deborah M. Riel
This was a fun read; but, with more than enough depth and atmosphere to draw you in. Back home this bar was called Polito's.Published 1 month ago by alc
The premise of this book intrigued me but it didn't pan out. I thought that the stories would interconnect and tell a tale. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lesley Siemens
This is a collection of related short stories; in a sense, it reminds me of the stories in "Dubliners" by James Joyce: Each story stands on its own but is enriched by it... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Papa Frank
I kept reading believing there would be some ray of hope in his book. I do realize that most folks who want to spend their money and days hanging out in a bar are probably not... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joan E. Hartsough
I was forced to read this for a class, otherwise I never would have finished it. It is purely awful from cover to cover. Read morePublished 15 months ago by April
For anyone who's ever found solace in a tavern, enjoys a bar because you can get a good drink while sitting amongst familiar faces, or really gets into good character... Read morePublished on May 13, 2010 by Matt W.
I mean it. This work had a strangely reassuring effect on me. It is something of a "self-help" book. Three pages in, I threw away my noose, my pills and my gun. Read morePublished on March 21, 2010 by hawthorne wood