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Gentle, poignant and richly autobiographical, this delightful novel shows us the boy becoming the man in a world that even in the midst of war, appears sweeter, safer and more livable than out own.(From the Publisher) --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Gentle, poignant and richly autobiographical, this delightful novel shows us the boy becoming the man in a world that even in the midst of war, appears sweeter, safer and more livable than out own.
In the book, The Human Comedy, Homer, a fourteen year old boy, who works to help pay for things. Like food and the regular house-hold needs, because his father died in his early... Read morePublished on March 11 2004
The Human "Comedy" is not a funny story at all. It is a little sad and depressing although it does have a good plot. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 2003 by Katie B
This book is a story about a California family whose eldest son is sent off to war. The younger brother must provide for the family by getting a job as a telegraph messenger. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 2003 by Katie B
The Human Comedy is the story of Homer Macauley's life during the war. With his brother off to fight WWII he must support the family with his new job. Read morePublished on Sept. 30 2003 by Harrison Touw
The Human Comedy was a horrible book. It was too simple, not challenging enough. The book had only a vague plot, and it was covered up by the additional and useless events that... Read morePublished on April 3 2003
"The Human Comedy" was an enjoyable read; light, yet complex all at once. The children's dialogue was delightful! So cute, yet mature. Read morePublished on March 22 2003 by MAB
The "Human Comedy" is the story of a family in Ithaca, California, during World War II.. A mother, 3 sons and a daughter.. The oldest son, Marcus, is in the Army.. Read morePublished on March 22 2003 by E. hansen
This book is one that has no real plot. It continues on, with purpose kept well hidden-- from the begging to the end-- from the reader. Read morePublished on Dec 15 2002 by "brianctusa"
I recomend The Human Comedy to all readers. If you like books around world war II, this book is for you. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2002 by gymn96