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A Big House for Little Men
A Big House for Little Men
Author: Michael W. McKay
Growing up in a family of eight in an Irish neighborhood ghetto in Boston, Massachusetts, is not an easy life. Cody realizes early on that a kid from this neighborhood can only become a priest, a cop, or a criminal. Cody chooses the latter. He quickly adapts to living on the streets. He desires the life of a criminal and is mentored by some of t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781440155406
ISBN-10: 1440155402
Publication Date: 7/21/2009
Pages: 188
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Publisher: iUniverse
Book Type: Paperback
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How does one neighborhood turn a child so sour? "A Big House for Little Men" is a novel following Cody, a kid who grows up in an impoverished neighborhood in Boston. He runs with gangs, which leads to his adult life being spent in prison. But prison doesn't seem to be all that different from the streets; Cody remains as ruthless as ever, and he has no idea where he will end up next. "A Big House for Little Men" is an intriguing exploration of the criminal psyche, recommended.~ Midwest Book Review

~Move Over Shephen King, There's a New Author in Town~ Boston Phoenix

~A riveting story that reads like a high-octane thriller~ Boston Globe

~ Remember the movies Goodfellas, The Departed, Mystic River, Casino and the Boondocks Saints? Toss all five in a blender and hit the power on and stand back. What comes out will be "A Big House For Little Men" Recognized as one of the top new suspenseful thrillers ~ NY Times

The Character "Cody" is so believable in this book and is a pure psychopath - I can't get him out of my mind~ - LA Times

It's hard to believe this is a Fetishist Story. Cody is a very cold person, but parts of what happened in the book, brought me to tears Hearld

~This Story will make you loose sleep at night, This is one of the most compelling thrillers I have read ! ~P.R. News