My favorite character was Willie Sutton as the whole book was about him. He wasn't a very smart man as he spent half his life in prison
I read the book some time ago and I don't really remember anything I could call my favorite scene
The book was interesting and I've enjoyed reading it but it was not a book that I would so enamored about that I wonder want to the read in one sitting
Moehringer has done a brilliant job of writing a story about a man whose life was more like fiction than real life. And he has made the fiction seem plausible. I have done a bit of research about Willie Sutton and found him to be a fascinating character, and one who perhaps cleverly covered the tracks to the true story of his life. Moehringer has told it the way it might have been. Not enough good things can be said about the narration which made this great story all the better.
I will never try another book from this author or from this narrator.
The story is jerky and implausible. The characters are cardboard cutouts, uninteresting, unattractive and often disgusting - but not in a good way. To me, gratuitous cruelty is unforgivable, and this book has gratuitous cruelty in spades. I finally stopped reading at the slaughter house scene during the cheering as they watched the slitting of the animals' throats.
Extremely insensitive to any subtleties in the material. Overly and inappropriately dramatic.
I'm amazed that this book found a publisher.
I don't know
Started out to be interesting than just became a downer. Did not like the ending