Walter: A Novel

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Overlook--dist. by Viking, 1985 - Fiction - 205 pages
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Walter is one of Jesus' mistakes. Some call him"backward", but he does not fall under that label. Whether caring for his father's pigeons or working as a stockboy his life is not always easy.--his mother is frustrated and his father is indifferent to his needs.

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User Review  - Jullou - LibraryThing

This wonderful novel seems to have flown under the radar - it deserves to be much better known. A simple, unsentimental story about 'one of Jesus' mistakes', Walter. It's only a short book, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Theresa Mckay - Goodreads

I read this novel years ago and have finally managed to get a second hand copy. Alas, no Kindle edition! It's a deeply moving story, following Walter from childhood to adulthood, when his mother dies and he is placed in a mental hospital. Beautifully written. Read full review


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