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The Nix - Nathan Hill
The Nix
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A hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of an online video... show more
A hilarious and deeply touching debut novel about a son, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own.Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of an online video game. He hasn’t seen his mother, Faye, since she walked out when he was a child. B
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101946619 (110194661X)
ASIN: 110194661X
Pages no: 640
Edition language: English
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Nix
This was a terrific book, but it is, I thought, way too long. I am a fan of John Irving's quirky, sprawling novels , and this reminds me of them. However, listening to it (a 22-hour audio book!) I thought there were many times that descriptions, while wonderful, just went on and on. For example, whi...
Read With ME (207)
Read With ME (207) rated it
3.0 The Nix
Wow! That was a long one. Honestly, I was beginning to wonder if it was ever going to end. I listened to the Audio version on Audible and, I mean, it wasn't a bad book but 22 hours of narrative is almost a full day of my life and if I'm going to invest a day of my life, that I'll never get back, lis...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Excellent critique of life today!
The Nix, Nathan Hill, author, Ari Fliakos, narrator “The Nix” begins in 1988, as the author describes an event taking place in the small Chicago suburb of Streamwood. Eleven-year-old Samuel Andresen-Anderson’s life is about to unalterably change forever. His mother, Faye, has been slowly and careful...
The Surly Dragon
The Surly Dragon rated it
1.0 Nixed The NIx
I nixed The Nix at 33% of the way in. Boring and pointless. Grab a sample first. I was enticed by the title and the blurb. I pre-ordered. I should have waited.
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