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Email Address. A compassionate memoir of self-discovery. Review Posted Online: Jan. Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. Girl on the Run. Email address:. Please provide an email address. Categories of Interest: Select All.
Current Affairs. Historical Fiction. True Crime. Profession: Author. Event Coordinator. The first half flowed well but then it got choppy. It felt like she ran out of story but just kept writing. It also felt more like a personal cathartic exercise then a story that should be published and sold. Jan 02, Karen Nelson rated it it was amazing. This book was one of the best books I read in The story was compelling and the book was a page turner for me, having read this book in two days.
I will be recommending this book to my book club for consideration. The author told this story of her childhood, as a fugitive due to her father's choices. The book was well written and revealed the author's feelings as a child who was trying to make sense of their dysfunctional family. She wrote in the past, but also wrote present day chapters, w This book was one of the best books I read in She wrote in the past, but also wrote present day chapters, which brought the reader to understand the long term effects this life has brought her.
The book reads like a novel, which develops the characters that she calls her family. Dec 30, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: from-goodreads.
No Way Home
Absorbing and interesting non-fiction read about a family who lives on the run after the father is involved in big time drug trafficking. The author is the youngest daughter in the family, so a lot of details were collected by her from older siblings and parents. I liked it, but the chronology was super unbalanced. I also think she could have dug deeper with the more interesting and eventful periods of their life. A bit too much meditation for my taste. Overall, still worth reading! Apr 13, Gail O'Connor rated it it was ok. This memoir of life on the run was a little too slow for me.
The characters appeared too staid for the storyline. May 11, Leslie Lindsay rated it really liked it.
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Tyler Wetherall writes with beautiful prose and raw honesty about what it was like being born into a 'fugitive family. They watched every move, every coming and going of the family because her father who goes by a series of aliases, but given name is Ben , is already in deep doo-doo. But why, exactly maintains a mystery--at least in the first third of the book. We know he did something deplorable, but it's not revealed until later.
The first part of the book focuses on the author's experience as a young child living in various places in Europe. They ski in the Swiss Alps. They scuba dive in St. Lucia, they have a lovely little villa in the same town Picasso once lived in France. They have homes in Portugal and England. The kids attend boarding school. In some ways, it seemed as though they were army brats with ever advantage at their fingertips. But there are also clandestine phone calls with her father from the depths of a phone booth in the woods.
Hidden cell phones in attics. Scotland Yard shows up at their home. Something is terribly wrong and the family can't keep going on like this forever But it might also cause a bit of reader confusion. I sort of wanted it to begin at the beginning, but it could be that the author wasn't even sure herself where the story began because there's good deal of cyclical dealings; chicken-and-egg, if you will. We also delve into the past, when Tyler's parents were young, their s meeting in NYC and some early touches from both parents' family of origin her mother left home at age 16 to marry and pursue a modeling career and her father was from a NY Jewish family and told his parents everything about his fugitive lifestyle.
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I found the writing quite good and the story enthralling, and I wanted everything to turn out for the best. And mostly, it does. For all my reviews, including author interviews, please see: www. Martin's Press for this review copy. All thoughts are my own. Jan 04, Michelle rated it really liked it. This book caught my eye on the display shelf at the library, and the storyline intrigued me.
Instead, the book unfolded painfully slowly, recounting a tense and mysterious childhood trying to reconnect with a fugitive father. But what was the crime? The stress and worry of carrying his secrets, of trying to connect with him while he ran from Scotland Yard and the FBI, was maddening This book caught my eye on the display shelf at the library, and the storyline intrigued me.
The stress and worry of carrying his secrets, of trying to connect with him while he ran from Scotland Yard and the FBI, was maddening. The writing was good - Wetherall knows how to use words and she paints vivid pictures in her narration - and it took me nearly a third of the book to realize she was doing this on purpose. By NOT sharing the crimes, she draws the reader in to the consequences, so that by the time we find out what he did, we are already weighing out his choices - was it worth all that they went through?
Jul 10, Leonard rated it it was amazing. By the time she was nine years old Tyler had lived in thirteen houses and five countries.
It turned out that her father was a fugitive, wanted in more than one country, and they were frequently moving as well as changing their names to stay ahead of the law. This book starts out strong and then fades a little toward the end. Tyler has a sister and a brother and their lives growing up were quite different from other children. This book is illuminating and also troubling, sad as well as happy, and By the time she was nine years old Tyler had lived in thirteen houses and five countries. This book is illuminating and also troubling, sad as well as happy, and it seems as if the author, as well as the reader, is trying to make some sense out of what happened to her and her family.
Mar 21, Kathryn Stephens rated it liked it. I don't know what we said, probably nothing adequate to reassure her, but she didn't realize that those trips down to the Cornish coast, or similar ones in the hills of the Lake District, or wherever we went, normally involving long walks and tents and packed lunches and anoraks, they meant something else to us entirely.
I felt her stand and leave, patiently heartbroken. Aug 17, shannon rated it really liked it. This was a really interesting story of a life I can't really imagine living Oct 25, Bonnie Novick rated it really liked it. Tyler and her two siblings grew up moving from place to place as her father eluded the FBI and Scotland Yard. The book is well written and demonstrates what appears to be family devotion.
The family is close and loving and always on the move.