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Book review: ‘My Mother’s Son’

of the best coming-of-age films is “Stand By Me,” adapted from a Stephen King novella. It tells the story of four boys and one transformative summer. David Hirshberg’s My Mother’s Son (Fig Tree Books) has a very similar feel. It transports the reader to 1952 — a similar time period to that of “Stand By […]

Shana Goldberg

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