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Another Bullshit Night in Suck City - Nick Flynn
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
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"A stunningly beautiful new memoir . . . a near-perfect work of literature." —Stephen Elliot, San Francisco ChronicleNick Flynn met his father when he was working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters from this stranger father, a self-proclaimed poet... show more
"A stunningly beautiful new memoir . . . a near-perfect work of literature." —Stephen Elliot, San Francisco ChronicleNick Flynn met his father when he was working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. As a teenager he'd received letters from this stranger father, a self-proclaimed poet and con man doing time in federal prison for bank robbery. Another Bullshit Night in Suck City tells the story of the trajectory that led Nick and his father onto the streets, into that shelter, and finally to each other.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393329407 (0393329402)
ASIN: 393329402
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 347
Edition language: English
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Nancy
Nancy rated it
3.0 Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
The bold and colorful title and cover caught my eye at the library. I wasn’t sure I wanted to read another depressing memoir about homelessness, but since it took place in Boston, a city I’m quite familiar with, I decided to give it a go. There were some darkly humorous moments, as I’d expected from...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
3.0 Another Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir
Good, effective memoir/story of the author's father's struggle with homelessness and alcohol and drug use. Very well-written and compelling. A good read.
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it
2.0 Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
Despite the important topic here (homelessness and poverty in America), the book was lacking in impact for me. I found it a struggle to get through, not because it was too strong or too upsetting, but because I never found a way in. It felt as self-important as "A Staggering Work of Heartbreaking ...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0
Being FlynnbyNick FlynnI guess they couldn't call the movie'Another Bulls**t Night in Suck City' the original title of this darkly funny and poetic memoir.Nick Flynn met his father when he was working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. “…some part of me knew he would show up, that if I...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it
4.0 Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
Being FlynnbyNick FlynnI guess they couldn't call the movie'Another Bulls**t Night in Suck City' the original title of this darkly funny and poetic memoir.Nick Flynn met his father when he was working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. “…some part of me knew he would show up, that if I...
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