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Boy's Life
Boy's Life
Author: Robert McCammon, Robert McCammon
In me are the memories of a boy's life, spent in that realm of enchantments. These are the things I want to tell you....Robert McCammon delivers "a tour de force of storytelling" (BookPage) in his award-winning masterpiece, a novel of Southern boyhood, growing up in the 1960s, that reaches far beyond that evocative landscape...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416577782
ISBN-10: 1416577785
Publication Date: 7/1/2008
Pages: 624
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.

4.7 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 3
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Helpful Score: 4
Boys Life is a wonderful book--it captures the magic of being a child in a world of possibilities and promises. It will make you laugh and make you cry. About an 11 yr old boy from Zephyr Alabama..where monsters swim in the belly of the river, and friends are forever.
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Helpful Score: 4
This is one of my favorite books. I almost regret mailing it off to another PBS member. I wanted to keep it and read it again. The first time I bought the book was at a huge used bookstore here in South Florida. Great Place. Thousands and thousands of books. Went out of business:-((. Anyway, I brought this book up to the check-out counter, and the clerk told me this was one of the best books he had ever read, and as you can imagine, he has read many books. He told me, he had been so impressed that he had found and purchased a first edition signed copy. Even without this endorsement I would have enjoyed this book. It's magical in that way that only a child's life can be magical.
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Helpful Score: 2
Really really enjoyed this book. Nice story about young boy growing up and facing issues that arise throughout the story. Had small town murder mystery beneath it but also spoke about other hardships and enjoyments which can happen in a young boys life. It is written and told through the eyes of the young boy and captures his feelings about his parents, neighbors, friends, schoolmates, bullies and others that interact in his life. This was a nice sometimes well written book and I would definately recommend it.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is by far the best of Robert McCammon. Monsters, murder, Nazis, everything that you could want or expect from a brillant thriller writer. This has been my favorite book for about 20 years! I have re-read it again and again and now need a new copy! Recommend this to anyone who is looking for a "different" thriller!
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Helpful Score: 2
This was the first book I read by McCammon, I was quickly enthralled in it and could not put it down. The magical town that this takes place in almost reminds me of "Big Fish" and "The Sandlot" at the same time. On my list of favorites of all time.
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