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The Kid

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Extraordinarily Gripping

Amazing. From the way we get into Abdul's mind to the way the story unfolds, this is definitely a great follow-up to Sapphire's novel, Push.

posted by 6915733 on July 12, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Not worth it

This was a very hard read in the way it was written, and the subject matter. It needs to come with an advisory warning on the cover. I understand the need for getting a story like this out there because of it's content, but it's way too graphic for the average reader. I...
This was a very hard read in the way it was written, and the subject matter. It needs to come with an advisory warning on the cover. I understand the need for getting a story like this out there because of it's content, but it's way too graphic for the average reader. It was not written in a way that was easy to follow either. This was recommended on Good Morning America, so I had no idea it would be this bad. It started out easier to follow and then jumped around quite a bit. It leaves unanswered questions after you have finished the book. If I could give no stars, I would.

posted by Wyatts_Gma on July 21, 2011

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  • Posted January 9, 2012

    What the hell is going on????

    Is he dreaming, is he asleep, is he awake? These are the questions that I have to ask myself after every paragraph. There was no beginning, middle or end. It all muddled together to create a complete mess titled "The Kid". Which by the way "A Kid" could have written a better story. I can deal with graphic if there's point to be made. Unfortunately, the point is there isn't one and this book is pointless.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 24, 2012

    Excellent story.

    Excellent story.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 27, 2011

    Never know until......

    At first when i saw this book i was like oh okay i do want to see what happened to the kid.Jamal is a very smart child who life was messed up every since his mother had died i was ready to put this book down until it got a lil more interesting and lets just say u never know until u read it for yourself. would i reccomend u buy this book no get a used copy.

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