The Tall Tale of Tommy Twice

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The Tall Tale of Tommy Twice Fiction When Tommy s parents abandon him as a baby his grandmother Gaga takes him to her reclusive house at the top of Pike s Peak Gaga s parenting methods are extreme but Tommy soon learns her ecce

  • Title: The Tall Tale of Tommy Twice
  • Author: Nathan Leslie
  • ISBN: 9780984040506
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fiction When Tommy s parents abandon him as a baby, his grandmother Gaga takes him to her reclusive house at the top of Pike s Peak Gaga s parenting methods are extreme, but Tommy soon learns her eccentricities are nothing compared to the rest of his family As he s passed between his outlandish aunts, Tommy s journey takes him to the country homestead of Aunt Tess whoFiction When Tommy s parents abandon him as a baby, his grandmother Gaga takes him to her reclusive house at the top of Pike s Peak Gaga s parenting methods are extreme, but Tommy soon learns her eccentricities are nothing compared to the rest of his family As he s passed between his outlandish aunts, Tommy s journey takes him to the country homestead of Aunt Tess who hides surprising objects in her voluminous hair , the four city houses of Aunt Penny who prefers to communicate by ESP , and the cave like desert home of Aunt Chelsea the coyote hunter As his cross country romp reveals how bizarrely different families can be, Tommy begins to wonder if the conventional home he s dreamed of might not be for him after allE TALL TALE OF TOMMY TWICE captures the unmoored feelings of young adulthood and the complexities of American identity It s a dazzling novel about the ineffability of childhood and the nature of family and relationships in the increasingly rootless American experience.

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    1. JudithAnn on said:

      The cover may make you think this is a children’s book, but it isn’t: it’s an adult book about a child. It certainly was a tall tale! At first, nothing seemed amiss but when Tommy’s aunt grabs large objects from out of her unruly hair, it becomes clear that the story has some rather tall tale elements. It’s all funny as well as heart-breaking: orphan Tommy isn’t accepted with any of his family members and is moved from one to the other.Tommy takes it all in his stride and tries to ad [...]

    2. Judy on said:

      Another Good Reads WIN! This must be one of the most deranged families ever! I loved how Tommy accepted every new situation and made the best of it. And how sad when he was made to move on to the next aunt!

    3. Arlene Sanders on said:

      I see THE TALL TALE OF TOMMY TWICE as a hilarious, delightfully engaging story about the creation of an artist. In this case, a bizarre, peripatetic upbringing that develops in this child a unique way of seeing and reacting to the world that sets him apart from other children—real children, who grow up with parents, hugs, hot lunches, earmuffs, baseballs, bikes, kites, and a Labrador Retriever.Real children don’t play chess and drink tequila at the age of five. Real children know how old the [...]

    4. Pop Bop on said:

      A Mellow, Sometimes Edgy, Work of Delicate Craftsmanship and DetailThis is a rewarding but sneakily demanding book, and it's a very hard book to describe in any helpful way. So, even though I think describing a book by comparing it to other books is usually a lazy and misdirected way to review, it seems like the best course here; certainly better than using vague descriptions like "evocative" or "lyrical" or the like. This book seems to exist at the intersection of four of my favorite books. For [...]

    5. Dena (Batch of Books) on said:

      I have very mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, it was well written, imaginative, thought provoking, and more than a little crazy. On the other hand, it was not a kid's book, even though it is classified as one. It contains language, violence, and sexual situations (non-explicit). It is an adult book about a child.Tommy is passed from relative to relative, each one unique in their craziness. They are passionate, violent, dysfunctional, angry, bitter, sweet, stoic, silent, and the li [...]

    6. Kathleen on said:

      Loved this little book! It reminded me very much of a modern Roald Dahl . The people and events were weird and harsh but the writing style kept everything light. Tommy and his cast of aunts will not be forgotten. Especially Tess - I have such a clear picture of her pulling all that stuff out of her hair! I think there are many, many metaphors and lessons to be learned from the book, some were absorbed easily as you read, but I think some will sneak up on me as time goes by. Very glad I read this [...]

    7. Melissa on said:

      *****I recieved this book from giveaways****This is a book that I think a lot of people will like that just isn't the type of book that I really like. It is told more in a memoir type style, had it been told more as a fictional- in the- moment type book I think I would have really liked it.The author comes up with some quirky characters and situations for the main character, Tommy, to meet and be in that I think I would have really enjoyed if it was written differently.I did really like the alt [...]

    8. David on said:

      Not every author is able to get adults to care about a story of a child, but Leslie can. Tommy is presented in a looking back kind of way, but Leslie makes the present ambiguous in a way that is enigmatic and also focuses our view on Tommy's childhood. The combination of tall tale and bildungsroman makes this book particularly interesting. It's definitely an engaging story, but the lines it straddles make it much more complex and rich than it appears on the surface.

    9. Jared Prebish on said:

      When I first read the description, I wasn't quite sure if this was for me. Then I saw Nathan at a local reading and that was a big sell. Then I started reading and I truly loved this book! I'm sure at some point we've all felt like orphans or have had crazy families. This book made you want to root for Tommy. A coming of age novel I think we all can get behind. Bravo!

    10. Jess on said:

      Loved this book. Quirky, funny, and subtly fantastical. I wish Tommy's experiences living with his other aunts were as fleshed out as those with his Aunt Tess were as the story felt rushed toward the end, but that's the only negative thing I can say about this book. The ending(s) was a little unusual, but nicely suited an unusual book.

    11. Leif Erik on said:

      Fairly light & enjoyable read. Should only take a couple of hours. Not particularly deep but worthwhile. Think Harold Pinter rewriting Huck Finn as a comedy. The end didn't quite work but was imaginative.

    12. Gerry LaFemina on said:

      What a fun book: a series of fables capturing the life of this young boy growing up. Half fable-half experimental fiction, this book was a rollicking read.

    13. Vicki on said:

      I can't decide if it was a young adult book or a book that happened to be about a young adult. A quick, enjoyable read. I didn't much care for the ending, but it's certainly creative.

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