Review Detail

 
Young Adult Fiction
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0

A Brilliant Piece of Character Study

The story was well-written. I highly recommend it.

Good Points
This is not an action-adventure story to entertain kids. It is a wonderful tale of torn relationships,
unfortunate circumstances, and how they relate within a family that lives in the Southeast. For those who appreciate life's realities,this is a great read. The love between the brothers was skillfully shown as they risked their lives for each other. The reality of a dad who didn't have much of anything figured out, revealed the vulnerabilities of many.
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