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We love the writing of Pete Hamill. This was a shorter novel than I prefer to read, but everything he writes takes just down nostalgia lane.Published 6 months ago by Nina
Hamill is a brilliant writer and knows his Brooklyn and the forties and fifties well. If you missed out on a father's love, make it six stars and some extra kleenexesPublished 6 months ago by Richard W. Lamb
I found Pete Hamill's writing (all of his books) mesmerizing. I can't get enough of them.
Growing up in the 50's in N.Y. I feel like Im right back there again. Read more
Hamill writes with such raw grit you can feel Brooklyn's December chill and smell
the sour beer. If I ever meet him I'll say, "You're a hell of a writer, Magee!"
Havent read it yet, cant wait. I also am a big Pete Hamill I have read North River too. I am planning to read others of his soon.Published 16 months ago by John D Gibson
I grew up in the area he talks about in the book namely Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. His discriptions brougt back memories. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ralph A. Carlson
I've never read anything by Pete Hamil before. I am now devouring everything I can find that he has written. Esp like his descriptions of Brooklyn and the people he knew.Published 21 months ago by Patricia H Budnick