Hobbledehoy Boy

Hobbledehoy Boy He was a member of his own club the sole member the charter member who founded the club of one he was its president vice president secretary and treasurer One virgin The One Virgin Club This descr

  • Title: Hobbledehoy Boy
  • Author: Richard Stickann
  • ISBN: 9781484118313
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hobbledehoy Boy

    He was a member of his own club, the sole member, the charter member who founded the club of one he was its president, vice president, secretary and treasurer One virgin The One Virgin Club This describes Kirk, the main character from Richard Stickann s new novel Hobbledehoy Boy He s a boy who just can t get the coming of age thing right It s his adolescence that ha He was a member of his own club, the sole member, the charter member who founded the club of one he was its president, vice president, secretary and treasurer One virgin The One Virgin Club This describes Kirk, the main character from Richard Stickann s new novel Hobbledehoy Boy He s a boy who just can t get the coming of age thing right It s his adolescence that has him stymied Kirk s status as a hobbledehoy continually worsens for several reasons, mainly because the girls who enter his life, the ones who frequently become his adversary, throw up confusion in every direction He can t speak their language, doesn t get their jokes, and just when he thinks one finally likes him, he discovers she s just using him for practice.Growing up on the South side of Chicago in the 60 s, in a heavily Catholic neighborhood, and in the shadow of his father s untimely death, leaves Kirk wading through the murky waters of adolescence His only role model is his wayward, pot growing, STD dodging, somewhat misogynistic older brother, Hump, who tries to lead Kirk into adulthood, but grows ever weary of his brother s fear and awkwardness.Even when events lead Kirk to believe he will finally learn what women are about, something always seems to go hopelessly wrong From a small bladder to Fig Newtons, a horny dog and ridiculous bunny slippers, outside influences always conspire to block his every move Kirk spends much of his waking life trying to figure out who to blame for being a perpetual hobbledehoy.

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    One thought on “Hobbledehoy Boy

    1. Dan Shonka

      This was a book given to me through the giveaway program. A hobbledehoy is an awkward adolescent. Richard Stickann's tale is a coming-of-age story with a lead character who is extremely awkward around girls. The story is funny at times, and often describes in great detail life in blue-collar Chicago in the 60s. Sometimes in too much detail. As the lead character bumbles and stumbles from one disastrous encounter to another, with his older, much more worldly brother as a compass in opposition to [...]

    2. Melinda

      Oh my goodness, what can I say about this one of a kind type of book.I do have to admit that I tended to get lost occasionally, but I was able to get pulled back into the story line shortly after having lost my place. I found the whole book to be rather entertaining and hard to put down at times. However, I took the format to be that of a style of journal entries from one individual. At times, I felt that things got a little mixed up and were written from the stand point of someone else. This sm [...]

    3. E

      I received a complimentary copy of this book through the First Reads program. Hob*ble*de*hoy - adj. awkward or clumsy.Hobbledehoy Boy is a coming of age tale set in Chicago. Through the eyes and awkward teenage body of our narrator, Kirk, we learn what it is like to be the hobbledehoy boy. A trip down memory lane for male readers and a rare glimpse into what it means to be an adolescent boy for female readers.

    4. Kaz Gaisford

      Loved it, a very good read! I couldn't put it down, I needed to know what happened next. Richard Stickann has a wonderful way with words.

    5. Julie Fischer

      So now I have some clue as to how boys going through puberty think? It has been a question I have asked myself as a teenage girl, mother, teacher, and grandmother. Richard Stickann's new book "Hobbledehoy Boy describes one boy's thoughts and actions as he tried to find his way through these difficult years. Kirk, a young boy going to a Catholic school had been told many stories of "sins of the flesh" and their consequences by the nuns who taught him. Many of these stories I have heard my husband [...]

    6. Melanie Reasor

      I have read this book with rest enthusiasm. I simply was intregued by the title. This is a fabulous book about a boy and his inner thoughts, a long with his desires. It is a must read to get an insight on the complication of what a boy goes through.I recommend this book highly.

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