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The Five Pearls

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  • Posted September 21, 2011

    Be sure to check out this book.

    I really loved this book and will be sure to read others by this author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 26, 2009

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    Good story line and entertaining

    I like a book that gets my interest from the beginning. I also like to read books that are easy to read because it is for my pleasure time and relaxation. This books was a great find and such great character development. I felt like I knew the main characters in the story right away. When is the movie coming out? Hope they do it justice. It will be great!

    Nice to have the location being close to my home in Colorado too. What a nice surprise that was. The tragic event at the end of one chapter was emotional and yet I had to put it down for another read. Didn't want to finish it too fast and have it all be over.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2008

    THE FIVE PEARLS by Barry Hickey is an extraordinary tale woven from the fabric of commonplace American adults and teens trapped in mediocrity until an extradordinary man with a private vision restores their faith in themselves.

    Barry Hickey has created a new volume that belongs in the American mainstream as a novel to be reckoned with. He takes unsurly characters and unravels them for the reader as unseen circumstances arise and take their toll. One by one, small lives are changed forever and the reader discovers who these characters are and what they are really about. An empathetic tale of adult grief for things never to be had again. And a telling story of what some determined brittle teenagers can accomplish if they take hold of their own destiny. A real pay-it-forward book as enthralling and engaging as To Kill A Mockingbird and The Outsiders. A must-read for every parent and every high school student. Best of all, the reader must resolve a fantastic moral issue on their own. An engaging novel sure to be talked about in the coming decades.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2008

    WHAT AN EXCITING READ!

    Could not put down - always one more chapter to read. The characters and story line were great - can't wait to read his next novel!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2008

    A compelling story from beginning to end....

    Wow! This book was so good I could not put it down and certainly did not want it to end. The characters were so emotionally damaged that you wanted to jump into the book and take each one into your arms. The reader is made painfully aware of the consequences of each characters actions and cheers them on towards a new beginning.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2008

    Great Story

    I enjoyed the characters and how they evolved and triumphed. I like the writing style - very engaging.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2008

    A great American story

    I'm a high school teacher. This courageous novel blew me away! Perfectly drawn characters, unexpected turns and events. Gives hope for every lost teenager. I recommend this for every high school English class in the country!

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