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User Review  - longreader - LibraryThing

As readable as a colorful novel, this (as Larry McMurtry says) is an important book, the story of a boy who overcomes his bad angels to achieve success as the City Librarian of San Francisco. "... an ... Read full review

Review: The Orphans' Nine Commandments

User Review  - Kristy - Goodreads

disclaimer, my husband read and enjoyed, we met the author, great life story, wanted to record it here Read full review

Review: The Orphans' Nine Commandments

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

A very good autobiography that takes you through the very tragic, very skewed system of adoption back in the first half of the 20th century, US. Shows the complete disregard for the childrens' best ... Read full review

Review: The Orphans' Nine Commandments

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

A man's remembrances growing up in and out of orphanages in Oklahoma during the Great Depression Read full review

Review: The Orphans' Nine Commandments

User Review  - Jenny Schmenny - Goodreads

Eh. Another memoir about interesting times written by someone who can't write. Florid mixed messages, gross sentimentality, under- and -overstatements. It's about a boy whose single mother dumped him ... Read full review

Review: The Orphans' Nine Commandments

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

This book chronicles a young boy as he moves for home to home and orphanage to orphanage during the Great Depression and the years following it. It is a true testament to the fact that children just ... Read full review


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