!!> Ebook ➬ The Dog Boy ➭ Author Noel Anenberg – Sigilo.us

!!> Ebook ➬ The Dog Boy  ➭ Author Noel Anenberg – Sigilo.us
  • Paperback
  • 292 pages
  • The Dog Boy
  • Noel Anenberg
  • English
  • 19 October 2018
  • 0615827217

The Dog Boy KIRKUS REVIEWS Anenberg Beautifully And Convincingly Portrays The Contradictions Of American Society During The Period, And He Ably Juxtaposes Eaton S Mission To Save Her Son With Stories Of The Past Showing A World Which, Despite Many Technological Advances, Has Made Few Discernible Social AdvancesAn Engaging Tale Of A Mother S And Son S Struggles In 1940s America In The Same Way That THE HELP Focused On The Exploitation And Humiliation Of Black Housemaids In The 50s, Noel Anenberg S Riveting First Novel, THE DOG BOY, Based On His Own Life Experiences, Focuses On The Strength Of A Black Family Maid Who Struggles Valiantly To Right The Wrongs In A Highly Dysfunctional Family Post WW II Phosie Mae Eaton Has Left Galveston, Texas, To Visit Her Wounded Son In A Segregated Military Hospital In Los Angeles She Is Stunned To Discover Her Son, A Marine Hero, Has Been Denied Penicillin Because No Colored Needles Are Available For The Black Patients In Order To Get Money To Provide For His Medical Care, Phosie Takes A Job In The Home Of Lucile Goldberg, A Narcissistic Divorcee Who Ignores Her Five Year Old Son To Focus Entirely On Landing Another Rich Husband, While Her Deadbeat Brother Lives Off Whatever Is Left Of The Household Income Mrs Goldberg Has Put Her Son In A Cage Because The Boy Constantly Mimics The Little Dog His Estranged Father Gave Him And His Mother Disposed Of On A Distant Street Corner The Animal Is The Only Real Love The Young Toddler Has Experienced In His Short Life THE DOG BOY Is A Powerful Tale Of Love, Hate And Salvation Through The Loving Heart Of A Maid Who Must Take Control.

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10 thoughts on “The Dog Boy

  1. says:

    WARNING May Contain some spoilers I really had high hopes for this book, as I am always interested in historical perspectives that were NOT taught in even the Honors, A P, or College American History classes I had access to growing up I did not realize until I received the book that the author was a white guy This raised my level of skepticism, but as I try to give folks the benefit of the doubt, I read on.Mr Anenberg wrote in his ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS that The Montford Point Marines, Am WARNING May Contain some spoilers I really had high hopes for this book, as I am always interested in historical perspectives that were ...

  2. says:

    received for free through Goodreads First ReadsNot a genre that I particularly enjoy, further compounded by weak insight of the author and jarring dialogue I was not drawn in and felt nothing for the characters.

  3. says:

    I read this book in a day, and so I cannot claim that it doesn t draw the reader in or hold his or her attention But is it a good book I don t think so Perhaps with a better editor or asensitive author, it could have been a solid work of fiction, but as it stands, it falls short in a number of ways.To begin with we have a main character who thinks eloquently in what is largely standard English but who speaks in a dialect that is closer to early modern Amos n Andy Please note that the I read this book in a day, and so I cannot claim that it doesn t draw the reader in or hold his or her attention But is it a good book I don t think so Perhaps with a better editor or asensitive author, it could have been a solid work of fiction, but as it stands, it falls short in a number of ways.To begin with we have a main character who thinks eloquently in what is largely standard Eng...

  4. says:

    Phosie May, a mother whose son got injured at Iwo Jima, in the War A mother who would cross the country and do everything to save her son, Will Phosie believes God is torturing her, while her friends keep telling her to believe in Providence She is a good Christian woman, who believes in honesty, loyalty, love, and giving Actually I took a lot of her advice to my heart, she is a character to love She lands a job with a Jewish family, and the mother and son are out of control Phosie needs t Phosie May, a mother who...

  5. says:

    I won this through a Goodreads giveaway.The dialogue in this book was sometimes distracting, however, I felt compelled to continue reading, as I had to discover how all things would end A mother s love for her son could not have beenclearly expressed than in Phosie T...

  6. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book I thought it was well written, and did a very good job depicting life in the 1940 s Even though some things were horrifying, the characters drew me in I enjoyed reading it.

  7. says:

    I received this book for free in a Goodreads giveaway After posting my honest review the author decided to email me, patronizing me because my opinion was wrong and I couldn t honestly think that way This is absolutely NOT OKAY I blocked the author and immediately contacted Goodreads about the problem IF YOU SEND OUT BOOKS FOR REVIEW YOU CANNOT BLAME THE REVIEWER FOR NOT LOVING YOUR BOOK This happened in January but I am changing my review because I see another person has experienced the sa I received this book for free in a Goodreads giveaway After posting my honest review the author decided to email me, patronizing me b...

  8. says:

    The description on this book says this is the story of a colored soldier who is injured in WWII and the struggle for his mother to secure colored needles so her son can get treatment However, the title refers to a child of the woman the mother works for and the bulk of the story then moves to that household.The story that dealt with the mistreatment of black soldiers was interesting and sad however I had problems going along wi...

  9. says:

    I thought about how life can feel as fixed as granite yet at the same time be as fragile as the filaments of a spider s web Like Adam in the Garden of Eden, one day we feel we are the masters of our destiny, the next day we feel we are not Yet the good Lord designed it so we still have to keep on living, choosing good over evil, light over darkness, no matter how much difficulty we face Post war America, 1945, there was much to celebrateso for those who were affluent, educated, healt I thought about how life can feel as fixed as granite yet at the same time be as fragile as the filaments of a spider s web Like Adam in the Garden of Eden, one day we feel we are the masters of our destiny, the next day we feel we are not Yet the good Lord designed it so we still have to keep on living, choosing good over evil, light over darkness, no matter how much difficulty we face Post war America, 1945, there was much to celebrateso for those who were affluent, educated, healthy, employed, and above all else white Basically, the same prejudicial parameters that applied before the bombing of Pearl Harbor were still applicable on the coattails of V J Day Sadly, this included The Montford Marines, American black men who volunteered to fight for their nation s freedomI felt as if we were in a little sailboat at sea and Will had fallen overboard We w...

  10. says:

    When I entered and won this book from goodreads, I was hoping for a book similar to The Help , that was not at all what I got There were some very good aspects of the story, I wish that the author would have focusedon them The storyline about Phosie s son being shot while defending this country, yet still unable to get needles for penicillin to treat his wounds was a tremendous part of history that I felt was just glossed over in this book I would have read an entire novel, twice this When I entered and won this book from goodreads, I was hoping for a book similar to The Help , that was not at all what I got There were some very good aspects of the story, I wish that the author would have focusedon them The storyline about Phosie s son being shot while defending this country, yet still unable to get needles for penicillin to treat his wounds was a tremendous part of history that I felt was just glossed over in this book I would have read an entire novel, twice this thick about a mother s struggle to get her son the treatment he deserved and earned Unfortunately a large portion of the novel was dedicated to the dysfunctional Goldberg family I couldn t bring myself to care about them and their problems, and actually spent a large amount of time wondering how Mrs Goldberg could afford a housekeeper, and wanted her in a uniform, when she was forever complaining about not getting child support or alimony, and didn t have money for necessities My la...

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