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This memoir started off strong but it got bogged down with too much detail. I would have enjoyed the book more if it were 100 pages shorter.Published 8 days ago by ccw3990
A rough but necessary read to understand Dubus II's coming of age and maturation as a man, son, husband, father, friend and writer.Published 2 months ago by Priscilla A. Flynn
It took me awhile to get pulled into this story, but I am so glad I did not give up. It was very, very well-written and a compelling story, but in addition, this book gave me new... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tricky Feet
A visceral example of life in poverty and a revelation of growth. That it's a true story is magic. Loved it.Published 3 months ago by Pat Mccarthy
What a great read! I thought it was fiction until Andre revealed himself as the author. A gritty true story of a rough life told without self pity.Published 4 months ago by JT
I read this book bc it was a memoir taking place in my hometown. I really wanted to like it, but there was so much swearing and tension. I truly couldn't stand reading this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jones
Didn't like the story at all didn't finish it I was sick of hearing about drugsPublished 4 months ago by Susan Hernandez
The story was interesting but violent at times. The author's thoughts seemed scattered at times. He jump from time to time and would skip clumps of time to a new story. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Patricia A Sheldon