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PDF ê BOOK Finding Fish FREE ↠ The memoir of Antwone Fisher's miraculous journey from abandonment and abuse to liberation manhood and extraordinary success A striking and original story of the journey from troubled childhood to self aware adultSoon to be a major motion picture starring and directed by Denzel Washington Finding Fish is the memoir of AnThe memoir of Antwone Fisher's miraculous journey from abandonment and abuse to liberation manhood and extraordinary success A striking and original story of the journey from troubled childhood to self aware adultSoon to be a major motion picture starring and directed by Denzel Washington Finding Fish is the memoir of Antwone Fisher's miraculous journey from abandonment and abuse to liberation manhood and extraordinary success a modern day Oliver TwistBaby Boy Fisher as he was documented in his child welfare caseworkers' reports was raised in institutions from the moment of his birth in prison to a single mother After beginning his life in an orphanage Antwone was placed in a temporary foster home until around age two he was transferred to a second foster home It was there over the next thirteen years that he end Finding Fish was a book that my social worker MIL had around that she'd had to read for school and suggested I read it since I'm also a social work student It sat around until I had a dry spell between library runs; I wasn't as interested as I wanted to be Once I picked it up I couldn't put it down I had a messed up childhood myself but I could relate to very little of Antwone's experiences foster care the 60's and 70's African American culture male perspective but his voice is so strong and honest that it's impossible not to root for him as he builds his own moral compass from scratch and tries to find his way out of his abusive foster home It's rarely about grotesue gratuitous abuse not never just rarely and about a lack of love support or belonging By the time he's out of the house and in the Navy the book could say And then he became a millionaire and married a supermodel and had five wonderful kids and was waved by palm leaves and fed grapes all day and you would keep reading just because the author is so genuine and likable he deserves happiness and peace and it's truly enjoyable to read about him finding it I tend to stay interested throughout the central struggle of a book and by the time it gets to the happily ever after I'm thinking Yeah yeah and then you were happy and blah blah blah that's great but this one if he wrote another book about nothing but his happy life now I'd read it

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Ured emotional abandonment and physical abuse Removed from this foster home not long before his sixteenth birthday Antwone found fleeting refuge in a boys' reform school but was soon thrust into the nightmare of homelessnessThough convinced he was unwanted and unworthy Fish as he came to be known refused to allow his spirit to be broken Instead he became determined to raise himself to listen to social workers and teachers who intervened on his behalf and to nurture a romantic heart along with a scathing sense of humor and a wondrous imagination all of which sustained him with big dreams of a better day Fatefully just as Antwone's life on the streets hit rock bottom he enlisted in the United States Navy where he remained for the next eleven years During that time Fish became a man of the world raised by the Navy f What a sad powerful story of self discovery Page after page I wanted Fish to get out of his messed up predicamentIt's sad how someone can make your life a living hell for no reason Then feel noway about it I hope those who hurt used abused and lied to him get what they DESERVE The movie was better but this is his memoir so I'll respect it

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Finding FishAmily he created for himselfFinding Fish shows how out of this unlikely mix of deprivation and hope an artist was born first as the child who painted the feelings his words dared not speak then as a poet and storyteller who would eventually become one of Hollywood's most well paid sought after screenwriters But before he ascends those lofty steps Antwone's story takes us from the Navy to his jobs as a federal correctional officer and then a security guard at Sony Pictures in Hollywood In its climactic conclusion the mystery of his identity is finally unraveled as Antwone returns to Cleveland to locate his mother's and father's surviving family membersA tumultuous and ultimately gratifying tale of self discovery written in Fisher's gritty yet melodic literary voice Finding Fish is an unforgettable reading experien Finding Fish written by Antwone Fisher The main characters are Antwone uenton Fisher and Isabelle Pickett The story is about Antwon fisher a foster child who is put in a foster home at the age of two and is looked after by the Picketts He lives with the Picketts in Glenville Cleveland for thirteen and a half years He went through many different social workers not understanding the mental and physical abuse the Pickett family was putting him through He is kicked out of the Picketts house and ends up homeless By the age of sixteen he is put in the Metzenbaum Children Center and after being discriminated against because of his race he moves to Pensylvania and is placed in George Junior Republic Institution By the time he is eighteen and is no longer under care of the state he wonders around the streets not knowing what to do next Then he finds out about the navy and enlists After serving in the navy he goes back to Clevelend and then moves to Los Angeles where he raises a family the conflict is Antwone trying to survive through the Picketts abuse and making sure they don't change him mentally or physically with abuse The other conflict is him trying to find out who he is and get some answers because Miss Pickett didn't tell him his background or how he got to live with them Miss Pickett also threatens him if he tells his social workers the truth He avoids their mental abuse because he used his imagination to escape what was happening at home to avoid the physicall abuse he stands up for himself when he is older and stronger than Miss Pickett so she can not beat him any To find out who he is he tells the social workers the truth about the Pickett family The social workers tell him what he wants to know about himself Another conflict is him being a foster child trying to find a place for himself in the world By having better adult guidance at the institutions he went to when he is older Because of the adults at these institutions and social workers he is able to get a job in the navy and afterwards finds a place to live This book is an amazing book The book makes you realize how lucky you are and have a different perspective on life The book makes you grateful of what's around you The book is funny and sad at times making it very intresting and impossible to stop reading