Written in English
When their adopted eight-year-old son Max suddenly turns feral, Maya Shulman convinces her husband, Alex, to embark on a cross-country trip to Montana to track down Max"s birth parents, which results in unexpected consequences and life-altering changes.
|Other titles||Do not let my baby do rodeo|
|LC Classifications||PS3606.I824 D66 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||321|
“Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo,” the second novel by the tender, dolorous, sharp and funny writer Boris Fishman, is the story of an adopted child and an adopted country; it is a tale of what it. With graceful control and assurance, Fishman turns Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo into a layered story of identity and the challenges of weaving our many differences into compassionate bonds a nuanced, compassionate novel Shelf Awareness Fishman describes the turmoil of family, parenthood and cultural emotion with urgent, sly : HarperCollins Publishers. New York Times Book Review's " Notable Books of " The author of the critically admired, a mystery to his parents—with whom Max’s biological mother left the child with the cryptic exhortation “don’t let my baby do rodeo”—Max suddenly turns feral, consorting with wild animals, eating grass, and running away to sit face down. For both parents and child, the subject of adoption is fraught with emotional complications. That’s the point of departure for New York writer Boris Fishman’s perceptive second novel, Don’t Let My Baby Do like his debut novel, A Replacement Life, it also deals with the challenges facing immigrants from the former Soviet Union as they adapt to life in the United States.
DON'T LET MY BABY DO RODEO. by Boris Fishman. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 1st, 9 CANT-MISS BOOK CLUB PICKS FOR MARCH: Fiction. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in Author: Boris Fishman. "There is no life without family–just as there is no malady without family," writes a character in Boris Fishman's Don't Let My Baby Do and deformed as we all are by the people who raised us, meeting this novel's clan is akin to visiting ourselves. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. “Don’t let my baby do rodeo”—Max suddenly turns feral, consorting with wild animals, eating grass, and running away to sit facedown in a river. A story of immigrants and adoption, a mother's journey and self-exploration, Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo by Boris Fishman, was a book filled with gorgeous, rich sentences, and the requirement of some close reading. The conflict between superstitions and traditions and the immersion into another culture, even decades later, is powerful, as are the discoveries of what lies within relationships.