The Nickel Boys
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows the journey of two boys who are sentenced to a nightmarish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. Based on a real-life school that ruined the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys tackles issues of race, friendship, and survival as the boys struggle to navigate the horrors of the institution. A must-read for those interested in American history and powerful storytelling.
2022-07-11T19:01:11.000ZHalfway through this novel, I thought to myself, “My grandchildren will be reading this book. That’s how good it is and at least how long it will endure." #DanielPink #ColsonWhitehead #TheNickelBoys #BookRecommendation @colsonwhitehead – source
2019-08-11T14:12:07.000Z2. The Nickel Boys. Another masterpiece by Colson Whitehead. Loved The Underground Railway, and this one was no disappointment. Same genre: race, society and fiction mixed in with historical facts fact. 2/3 – source
2020-07-07T16:48:48.000ZSeriously this is the best book I’ve ever read. Do not keep yourself from this work. – source