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Elijah's Coin: A Lesson for Life

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Steve O'Brien

This is a deceptively simple, feel good story that is a sheer delight to read....The quality of Steve O'Brien's writing cannot be bettered, Elijah's Coin is a wonderful book, and although written as a novel it could easily share space in the psychology … see full wiki

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Author: Steve O'Brien
Publisher: A & N Publishing
2 reviews about Elijah's Coin: A Lesson for Life
review by . February 08, 2011
This compact book fit nicely into my hands as I opened it to read. It is marketed for teens and young adults, but I have often enjoyed literature for younger age groups. I am curious to see things as the younger generations do, so it caught my attention with the premise of young man gone bad and turning back to good.    I have spent some years working with troubled youth, and that experience opened my eyes to a darker side of society that too few of us are willing to truly see. …
review by . February 03, 2011
   Elijah’s Coin, A Lesson for Life by Steve O’Brien is quite a short book. I easily forgave the present-tense, past-tense confusion of the beginning, thinking I was in for a short read. And indeed, the book was quickly read, but the ideas have a way of taking hold and lingering after the final page is turned.Elijah’s Coin is not a perfect book, but it’s one I’m glad to have had the chance to read, and one I’ll remember.   Tom is a college …
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