Stick Man: The Long-Awaited Coming-Of-Age Novel

Stick Man The Long Awaited Coming Of Age Novel The best coming of age novel since Catcher In the Rye Literary Review Journal Stick Man is a coming of age story about a boy named Jeremiah Young who grows up in a bohemian household My childhood in P

The best coming of age novel since Catcher In the Rye Literary Review Journal Stick Man is a coming of age story about a boy named Jeremiah Young who grows up in a bohemian household My childhood in Pittsburgh was one of extremes First loves hung like photographs on the walls of my subconscious They lingered there in my memory to battle their antithesis Stic The best coming of age novel since Catcher In the Rye Literary Review Journal Stick Man is a coming of age story about a boy named Jeremiah Young who grows up in a bohemian household My childhood in Pittsburgh was one of extremes First loves hung like photographs on the walls of my subconscious They lingered there in my memory to battle their antithesis Stick Man I didn t think I d make it to adulthood alive because Stick Man wanted to kill me Jeremiah Young is an imaginative prodigy He paints and plays guitar His father is a bi polar jazz guitarist and his mother is a pianist who keeps the family secrets She yells at Jeremiah and wants him to visit God s house with her When Jeremiah visits Saint Joseph s Catholic Church for the first time, he has to leave early because he s frightened by the bloody man on the cross He looks for God and finds the devil instead This is the beginning of his idiosyncratic religious journey I gazed at the man on the sticks with nails stuck into his flesh My eyes were riveted to the blood.When we exited the sanctuary, I looked up and saw the cross The beams seemed to reach for me For a moment, I was transfixed That night, Jeremiah has a nightmare of the beams of the crucifix manifesting into a man Stick Man When he wakes from the nightmare, he has marks on his stomach Jeremiah believes true love is the force to vanquish evil He meets his first love, a girl he calls Angel When he s with A

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  1. Richard Rossi has written a coming of age novel that is a work of genius Stick Man started as a small, self published book that is steadily getting out there through the cumulative word of mouth of those who have encountered it and know it s a once in a century work A key to understanding the book is the fact that Richard Rossi wrote the novel immediately after his father died The novel was penned in grief and is a working out of an Oedipal complex Angel, the love interest of the main character [...]


  2. Richard Rossi has written a coming of age novel that is a work of genius Stick Man started as a small, self published book that is steadily getting out there through the cumulative word of mouth of those who have encountered it and know it s a once in a century work A key to understanding the book is the fact that Richard Rossi wrote the novel immediately after his father died The novel was penned in grief and is a working out of an Oedipal complex Angel, the love interest of the main character [...]


  3. Stick Man is an incredible coming of age novel that is a love story at it s core In the opening words of the novel Rossi writes, First loves hung like photographs on the walls of my subconscious The protagonist is a tortured boy named Jeremiah Young, who is quite creative as a painter and guitarist He grows up in Pittsburgh with a bipolar father The title refers to an avenging monster made out of the sticks of the crucifix who torments Jeremiah Jeremiah deconverts from Christian fundamentalism a [...]



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