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Coming-of-age stories are generally personal experiences and observations told through the eyes of one character. They can be heartfelt, emotional and even insightful, but still, it’s one person’s journey.
The King of FU is all those things, and more.
The narrator has a natural curiosity and endless questions, but he also has explanations.
Don’t expect those explanations to be delivered with childlike, wide-eyed curiosity and innocence though.
They’re irreverent, sarcastic, profane… and spot on!
Separated by a generation in age, the author’s childhood journey and musings were relatable to my own. We didn’t have the advent of technology, but upgrading televisions from black and white to color was a huge deal.
Covering topics from sibling rivalry to family pets, extended family, and parochial school, this read is too cute and humorous.
Sections about the opposite sex, masturbation, and porn are jaw-dropping and hilarious.
The King’s recollections of friendships…
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