Manny: A Novel

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Baskerville, 1996 - Fiction - 227 pages
An unhappy boy finds solace among the old. He is Josh, 16, whose father beats him and whose mother drinks. To escape his dismal home life he steals into an old people's home to talk to residents who look forward to his visits. A first novel.

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This first novel is narrated by Josh Lipkin, a 16-year-old awash in New York City who calls himself "the first Jewish runaway in the history of the New York, maybe the world." His father, who has ... Read full review


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