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Enjoyed the 1980s nostalgia and the familiar and intimate perspective on family life, parents, siblings, and being a somewhere-in-the-middle child during the akward teenage years. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Buttrey
I'm always really nervous when I buy books because it seems like I never like anything I read, but I really loved this book!Published 6 months ago by SBL
Thoroughly enjoyed this book ten years ago, but that was when I was in high school. I think I'd still enjoy it the same today. Recommended.Published 7 months ago by Nick R.
definitely an interesting read. Jacob did have his fair share of interesting thoughts. certainly polarizing topics. I don't know how I feel about the ending. open, ambiguous, free?Published 8 months ago by Kindle Customer
I liked the book but the ending was cryptic. I was thinking there was a page missing or something. The story takes you into the mind and thoughts of a young boy with a learning... Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. McGill
This is actually a very cleverly and well-written book, but I only gave it three stars because I was taken aback by how serious and sad it is. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Victoria Hoffman
This was a wonderful read that left the reader with knowledge of the Jewish way of life. A great coming of age novel about a Jewish boy and his family's inner workings. Read morePublished 12 months ago by H.Mason
It seems like the subject manner is mild-mannered, but in fact, it's awfully intense. To the point where I wanted to reach through the book and strangle some characters. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Eric Juneau