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Winner of the 2020 Pulizer Prize for FictionAs the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is “as good as anyone” Abandoned by his parents but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother Elwood is a high school senior about to start classes at a local college But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South of the early 1960s one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future Elwo. with a tightly plotted and masterfully crafted story this book absolutely demands to be read i can only say that i think it would have benefitted from a less nonfiction esue

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The Nickel Boys

Od is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called the Nickel Academy whose mission statement says it provides “physical intellectual and moral training” so the delinuent boys in their charge can become “honorable and honest men”In reality the Nickel Academy is a grotesue chamber of horrors Stunned to find himself in such a vicious environment Elwood tries to hold onto Dr King’s ringing assertion “Throw us in jail and we will still love you” His friend Turner thinks Elwood is worse than naive th. uick updateMeeting Colson Whitehead last night was great He was so hilarious I don t think one person in the room expected him to be as funny as he was A gorgeous man funn

Colson Whitehead Ô 3 summary

At the world is crooked and that the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid troubleThe tension between Elwood’s ideals and Turner’s skepticism leads to a decision with repercussions that will echo down the decades Formed in the crucible of the evils Jim Crow wrought the boys’ fates will be determined by what they endured at the Nickel AcademyThe book is based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children. The thought of this book stirs up a pain so sharp it almost seems my flesh lay openThere is so much I can t figure out how to say in words right now My heart feels as raw


10 thoughts on “The Nickel Boys

  1. says:

    Five blood freezing rage boiler pump sueezer creator of several lumps on your throat tear jerker wake up call for all the

  2. says:

    I loved this novel It is rich with detail the plot twists in a really interesting way the novel's structure is pretty brilliant and overall t

  3. says:

    with a tightly plotted and masterfully crafted story this book absolutely demands to be read i can only say that i

  4. says:

    Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeColson Whitehead confirms his position as a phenomenal writer with this ostensibly heartbreaking and ha

  5. says:

    The Nickel Boys a book about the horrors of a fictional reformatory school in 1960s Southern USA was my first experience reading Colson Whitehead I was excited to read this literary powerhouse author of nine novels one of

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    uick updateMeeting Colson Whitehead last night was great He was so hilarious I don’t think one person in the room expected him to be as funny as he was A gorgeous man funnier than any of us could imagine He stayed away from the seriousness of the topics in his books A little uote from Colson about book genres Colson said there are only 2 types of books in the world “those you like and those you don’t” Super man Super au

  7. says:

    The thought of this book stirs up a pain so sharp it almost seems my flesh lay openThere is so much I can’t figure out how to say

  8. says:

    45 stars for a great book and sad times all around Appreciate the way the main characters uestion Dr King’s notion of still lovin

  9. says:

    True to form Colson Whitehead delivers another well written deep story that while incredibly devastating deserves to be told

  10. says:

    Before starting this novel I had read several interviews with Colson Whitehead and reading them added to my understanding o

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