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Review: Waiting for Pops by John Riffice

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         Waiting for Pops: A Journey From Boy to ManJohn Riffice; ebook,Published October 27th 2010 by John Philip RifficeWaiting For Pops, a mainstream biographical novel, is a tale of a young boy’s appalling mistreatment at the hands of his alcoholic mother. It is a tale of spousal secrets and parental lies. It is a tale of love, friendship, and, above all else, betrayal. Pops is seen through the eyes of an innocent boy growing steadily into manhood in 1950s Chicago. Johnny Ryba tells his story and transports the reader into his small, Read more [...]