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Roman Barnes lives among the homeless and next to the fortunate, at the edge of hope. Among Pigeons is his journey from rags to revelation. His story exposes dueling societies that share more than they are willing to admit. In a weak economy many people are struggling to remain afloat, just as Roman, and many are one decision from living among pigeons.
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Apr 15, 2015This book was difficult to put down! On one hand an inspiring story of one man's struggle for survival in an urban jungle, on the other, a thrilling detective adventure! This is a very emotional read that will keep you up late reading just to make sure your friend Roman will be okay by the next chapter! It is very grounding to realize how easily any of us can become one of the thousands of homeless we ignore on the street, making the characters so easy to relate to. Read. This. Book.
Mar 11, 2015Lawrence Woods story was heartfelt and genuine.Bringing to life the bittersweet realities of society and how the less fortunate are treated. In the end His characters strength and commitment shows how hard work and devotion can conquer all. To witness how one man can grow and succeed is amazing. A breath of fresh air to anybody who just wants to give up. Keep your head up and drive on. If Roman Barnes can do it so can You. Best book ever. I couldn't put it down and can't wait for the next one. Thank You Woo for being such an amazing person and sharing with the world. GOD Bless You!
Jan 7, 2015Among Pigeons is an awesome book that is enlightening and inspiring. I highly recommend this book; it really communicates the basics of humanity in regards to our vital need for relationship with one another. It also highlights how we often starve ourselves and others of potentially benefiting relationship experiences due to perspectives of economics/class, ethnicity, race, education, etc. This book achieves all the basic desires and expectations one might have reading such a piece; adventure, mystery, suspense, laughter, heroism, and love. I would summarize it's most powerful point referencing a bible verse, "Don’t forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it." (Heb 13:2 NLT) If you have any reading in you, check this one out!
Jul 23, 2013Among Pigeons is a book I highly recommend everyone reads, it is a wonderful healing book. It a story about a homeless veteran and what he goes through being homeless, it is also a story about what the community go through regarding the homeless. This book is insightful and eye opening. It is a MUST read. Please pick up a copy and check it out. www.amongpigeons.com Among Pigeons is an extraordinary book about a homeless man and his life. The book opens your eyes to actually see the human being not a drunken vagrant on the street. It gives you compassion for the homeless which is truly needed in our world. An amazing story with adventure, mystery, suspense. laughter, heroism, and love. A MUST READ. Pick up your copy at www.amongpigeons.com A book you don't want to put down and want to read over and over again. It gives you that feel good feeling.
May 7, 2012I enjoyed the Among Pigeons it is a wonderful read and as soon as I started to read it I couldn't put it down. Dr. Lawerence Wood the author tells the story just as it is today. It has opened my eyes to the homelessness more than I have have expected. It makes me want to do more in my community as I see more and more unfortunate individuals who are struggling to stay alive. I look forward to the book number two, well done Dr. Wood.
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- Lawrence A. Wood, MD (Standard Copyright License)
- Lawrence A. Wood, MD
- July 15, 2010
- Perfect-bound Paperback
- Interior Ink
- Black & white
- 0.88 lbs.
- Dimensions (inches)
- 6 wide x 9 tall
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