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David and the Old Man

David and the Old Man

By William Zemba
Published by WestBow Press

Average Blogger Rating: 3.36 Stars

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On 9/30 Nathan Albright wrote: As a writer all too familiar with works about dysfunctional families [1], this book strikes me with a sense of wonder mainly in the fact that it was written at all. What is most remarkable about this book is not its quality--it is a fairly average self-published memoir in terms of how well it is written--but ... Book Review: David And The Old Man

Nathan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/9 AllenKenya wrote: In a nutshell, David and the Old Man is the story of a dysfunctional family that struggles with a conflict between a father who has a very narrow view of what it means to be a man and a son who simply cannot live out those values. The father, most often referred to as "the Old Man", is from an immigrant ... Book Review: David and the Old Man

AllenKenya's Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/3 Convivo wrote: David Zemba was a young man with a problem that no one seemed able to help him with. He was misunderstood and ostracized by most of his family, with the exception of his faithful brother, Willliam (Bill). Back in the 1960s, anorexia was a relatively unknown disease. If a person had it, no one knew; they ... Review: David and the Old Man by William Zemba

Convivo's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/12 picnerd wrote: David and the Old Man is the tale of William Zemba (the author) and his family. Specifically, the story is about growing up with his brother, David, and watching his interactions with their father. Their father, referred to in the book as the Old Man, grew up on a farm, and when he established his own ... David and the Old Man (book review)

picnerd's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/23 bigkcman wrote: And his brother-in-law's testimoney of the Zemba family. The story centers around the Zemba family and their struggle with anorexia. I found the story of the Zemba family fascinating. Life on the farm and the struggle that the family had after moving over here from overseas and the way they would ... David and the Old Man

bigkcman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/5 Jay Colle wrote: This book has a wonderful, unique story wrapped up in an incredibly poorly written package. I tried to look past the writing issues because I wanted to read the tale of the Zemba family and see how it concluded but it was painful. I am frankly surprised this made it past even the lowliest set of eyes ... Book Review: David and the Old Man by William Zemba

Jay's Rating:

1 Stars

On 12/4 Bits Of This And That wrote: David and The Old Man A true story. Touching and eye opening. The Story is about a family, the Zemba family and all the joys along with difficulty in their lives. You are drawn into this book and into the Zemba lives from the very beginning. It is filled with drama and will touch your soul. The ups ... David and The Old Man- Book Review

Bits Of This And That's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/11 Michelle Edwards wrote: I reviewed this book for Booksneeze and found it to be very touching. This true story is about the struggle of a young man with anemia in the 1960s. Since this disorder was undiscovered at this time the family struggled to make sense of a young boy who refused to eat. The family's love for each other ... David and the Old Man

Michelle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/21 La wrote: David and the Old Man is a real life story centered around the Zemba family and how one family member, David, suffered with anorexia nervosa.  It is a story of family roles, generational ties, and of long suffering.  Intertwined throughout is a message of faith and God's hand of grace and restoration.Right ... David and the Old Man by William Zemba

La's Rating:

3 Stars