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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. 45 stars for a great book and sad times all around Appreciate the way the main characters uestion Dr King s notion of still loving those who are cruel to you Elwood s precociousness and Turner s heroism are so admirable and endearing The plot twist is great too Whitehead is a skilled writer but I do wish his prose opened up to of Elwood s emotional psyche rather than his journalistic tone which limits the internal narrative and emotional experience Since this is a story based on reality we could have read a Wikipedia page or a journal instead I wish Whitehead had seized the opportunity of differentiating his fictional story with an added layer of emotional depth Regardless of that personal preference though it s still a great book Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves 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 Spieserye of the evils Jim Crow wrought the boys’ fates will be determined by what they endured at the Nickel AcademyThe book is based Feral on the real story Krismis van Map Jacobs of a reform school in Florida that Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods operated for Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of thousands Mensa Riddles Conundrums of children. 45 stars for a great book and sad times all around Appreciate the way the main characters uestion Dr King s notion Julie of the Wolves of still loving those who are cruel to you Elwood s precociousness and Turner s heroism are so admirable and endearing The plot twist is great too Whitehead is a skilled writer but I do wish his prose The Right Swipe opened up to Touched of Elwood s emotional psyche rather than his journalistic tone which limits the internal narrative and emotional experience Since this is a story based Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa on reality we could have read a Wikipedia page Ugly Fish or a journal instead I wish Whitehead had seized the The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives opportunity Little Gods of differentiating his fictional story with an added layer Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of that personal preference though it s still a great book

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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. 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 this is an ambitious book that was really well executed It is a coming of age story where that coming of age is warped by the atrocities of a school for boys in segregated Florida As Elwood awakens to the civil rights movement he is stripped of nearly all his rights The he understands the freedom he deserves the less freedom he has and that juxtaposition drives this remarkable novel At times there were bits of prose that felt a bit half hearted like filler until he got to the part he was interested in I would have given this five stars but Whitehead uses cement instead of concrete at least 7 times I stopped counting after 7 times because it was too upsetting Cement water and aggregates make concrete Cement and concrete are not synonyms Why do copyeditors not catch this WHY Anyway great novel People are going to love this Öbür Divan of the 2020 Pulizer Prize for FictionAs the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave Summary of Homo Deus of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee Elwood Curtis takes the words Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is “as good as anyone” Abandoned by his parents but kept The Teams Milking Cow 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 Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future Elwo. 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 Zenith overall this is an ambitious book that was really well executed It is a coming A Pale Light in the Black of age story where that coming Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of a school for boys in segregated Florida As Elwood awakens to the civil rights movement he is stripped Spieserye of nearly all his rights The he understands the freedom he deserves the less freedom he has and that juxtaposition drives this remarkable novel At times there were bits Feral of prose that felt a bit half hearted like filler until he got to the part he was interested in I would have given this five stars but Whitehead uses cement instead Krismis van Map Jacobs of concrete at least 7 times I stopped counting after 7 times because it was too upsetting Cement water and aggregates make concrete Cement and concrete are not synonyms Why do copyeditors not catch this WHY Anyway great novel People are going to love this

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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 injustice unacceptable unfair wrongdoings of the system stars As soon as I closed the book I just sat for at least two hou

  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 this

  3. says:

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

  4. says:

    Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeColson Whitehead confirms his position as a phenomenal writer with this ostensibly heartbreaking and harrowing fictional storytelling but which is informed by the darkest most shameful and ugliest period of American history explored through the lives of two young boys set in the early

  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 which won the Pulitzer prize in 2017 As I dug into the book I recognised right away that it is written very well some might say flawlessly In fact I wouldn't dare to critiue it on that level Its structure pacing etc are ex

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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 S

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    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 as a burn; a feeling made all the resonant by the realization that the story is inspired by true events that it captures between its pages the remembered violenc

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    45 stars for a great book and sad times all around Appreciate the way the main characters uestion Dr King’s not

  9. says:

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

  10. says:

    Before starting this novel I had read several interviews with Colson Whitehead and reading them added to my understanding of THE NICKEL BOYS Mr Whitehead chose to write about a piece of history which even he had known nothing about before 2014 a reform school for boys which operated for decades and where children were treated with cruelty a

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