leggero ironico e capace di farmi venire i lucciconi.
non chiedo di meglio.
An amazing coming of age story. I can't recommend this highly enough. Funny, smart, moving. It's got the lot. A brilliant main character, who's full of guts and wit and just won't give up.
I read this book because I will be handing it out for World Book Night 2012.
This was a super quick read. The language, subject matter, and heart of this story is all very much aimed at teens, yet somehow it felt more young than that. Perhaps it was the cartoons interspersed. I think I would have preferred it if the illustrations were sketches instead, as they are in a few places. The cartoons kept me distanced. On the plus side I liked the voice and the humor. The overall themes of race and poverty were not new to me, but they were explored deftly....Continua
It's a great book especially a material that is worth plenty discussion and raises questions about how we situate ourselves.