Nathan L. Henry: Good Behavior

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Disturbing to say the least The author s childhood was very dysfunctional with incidences such as the torture of animals casual violence underage sex and racism His lack of conscience as e does these things and other forms of cruelty made The Traps him an unlikable person yet I realized early on thate is just as much of a victim as a villain Simple Wicca here Nathan s father is abusive as well beating and psychologically tormentingis familyAlthough this book is labeled YA I wouldn t recommend it for everyone in that age range Nor would I advocate taking any of the brutal details out either as they re absolutely critical in understanding why the author ended up in prison The only thing I didn t like about this book is the way that the emotional change of the author was portrayed Protect Your Purity here While we know that prison did change There are absolutely no uotes that I wanted to save from this book which is a rarity I amappy the young man turned Theatre Histories his life around whilee was in jail and was Waterloo horrified at the thingse did growing up uick read memoir Chapters alternate between nate s life leading up to Yobo his crime and imprisonment and thenis time in prison His childhood will break your The Last Runaway heart Some mentions of prison rape mostly nate s fear of it not graphic Also mentions of violence alcohol use guns and sex but again not graphic or gratuitous Interesting but I didn t feel that Nate s life change to a presumably law abiding educated well adjusted member of the community was very well explained considering thate was sociopathic until Sanctuary (The New World Series, he servedis year in prison was the incarceration sufficient to cause im to completely change If so why is there so much recidivismThis book was shelved in the TEEN section at the Marion library I was flabbergasted OMG I ardly think the material presented Lion Boy Trilogy (Books 1, 2 and 3) ((Book 1), Lion Boy (Books 1, 2 and 3) ((Book 1), Lion Boy: The Chase (Book 2) and Lion Boy: The Truth (Book 3)) here is suitable fodder for young minds at least those younger than sixteen or so unless they are unusually mature Nate is one of those people who can t seem to utter a complete sentence without including a four letter word He tortures and dismembers small animals for fune employs violence on a whim Data Interpretation Questions And Case Histories he sees females as primarily instruments ofis own pleasure and Inside the Hornets Head he speaks casually of killing people I thinke could easily Imagination According to Humphrey (According to Humphrey have perpetrated a Columbine style assault onis school since e ated everything about it except possibly art I can imagine Oh. My. Gods. (Oh. My. Gods., how a parent might react upon stumbling across this book in their child s possession If this is the kind of literature being recommended for teenagers nowadays no wonder teens seem toave so many problems becoming well adjusted members of societ. Ough reading and reflection Phoebe’s Fair Valentine (Oh. My. Gods., he comes to see thatis life can be different from all The Ground beneath her Feet he's known up to this pointNathan's story ofis year in jail and the life that led im there combine to create a powerful portrait of an American youth gone bad and a moving story of redempti.

Good Behavior by Nathan L Henry is a good book to read I thin this because its really entertaining and it shows you ow bad prison really is It goes into a lot of detail about what goes on in there I feel like after you read this it will make you think twice about your actions because they may lead you to prison and reading this will make you not wanna be there Good Behavior by Nathan L Henry is a memoir of the authors year Lo Que la Reina Quiere (Sexys Cuentos de Hadas Al Revés nº 1) he served in prison for armed robbery at the age of 16 while also jumping back tois life leading up to it and what caused William Gibson him to become whate was when Nancy Drake he committedis crime This book is a great memoir and is one of the few non fiction books that Bandbox has kept me interested and kept me readingHowever this book is not suitable for all ages This book iseavily focused on Henry s childhood which is not a ealthy one Topics such as the brutal details of killing woodland animals underage sex and prostitution fighting rapes murder and racism are all but common in this book Henry does not spare any detail talking about the events that shaped im into the kid who robbed a gas station at gunpoint before getting into a car chase in a car Kicking It (Alex Craft, he stole fromis parents While these parts are graphic and vulgar they are crucially important to the story at Homeport hand and important to us as the reader to get a grasp on the character that is Nathan L HenryHowever the book is not without its flaws One of the biggest flaws that I ve seen the most criticism on is sadly the lack of visible character growth Inis time as a prisoner we see Sapphamire (Dragons of Dragonose him as a racist sexist bloodthirst teen then a calm collected but still prone to anger inmate and then suddenlye s reformed with absolutely no explanation behind it We re led to believe that The Donovan Legacy (Donovans his time in prison changedim but aside from the lack of Breaking Down (The Garage, his vulgarity due tois limitations we see no real change He doesn t visibly grow enough for us to relate with it As e skips through is time at prison focusing on is time leading up to it e never really elaborates enough on Passionate Kisses Boxed Set his growth for us to realizee s growing Nonetheless the time Destiny and Power he spent in prisonas though not shown well enough changed My Rocky Romance Diary (Diaries of Kelly Ann, him Aside from this admittedly major flaw I still say that Nathan L Henry s novel Good Behavior was a phenomenal Non Fiction book that kept me reading to the very end and even coming back for I wouldeavily recommend it to anyone who seems interested in this book and can tolerate the The Café Book heavy vulgarity In my opinion if the glaring weakness that this bookas was resolved it would be a perfect book in my eyes Pairing and Overview. Jailed at age sixteen for armed robbery Nathan Henry was the kind of teenager most parents and teachers ave nightmares about His crime was the culmination of a life lived on the edge guns and drugs sex and violence all set against the ordinary backdrop of a one stop light to.

I will pair the book Good Behavior by Nathan Henry with the book Monster Both texts depict a young adult male in jail the protagonist in Monster is not guilty of Nathan Henry got lucky He ad grown up in a small town in an atmosphere of fear and ad a well developed sense of self preservation and a penchant for violence He identified as a bad ass and a Satanist and cultivated the personality to go along with the tough image He was eaded for serious trouble and when Models Dont Eat Chocolate Cookies he was caught for armed robberye spent a year in county jail Because of is age and the nature of is crime Nate was tried as an adult But thanks to Shalias Diary (Shalias Diary, his lawyer and an understanding judgee was able to serve Scruples Two his sentence in the county jail wheree was kept relatively isolated from other offenders instead of going to prison where truly bad things could What Janie Found (Janie Johnson, haveappened to Carl Hiaasen Collection him Natead nothing but time during Silver Tower / Strike Force / Shadow Command his incarceration ande used it to expand is mind reading taking GED classes talking to other people His good behavior got im out early and Shadowbridge (Shadowbridge, his new outlook on lifeelped Academia de Rowan (A Tapeçaria him to develop a different attitude toward the world His memoir is gritty but gripping and some parts areard to read animal abusekillingdisdain for womenlack of empathy for other uman beings He makes a strong case for youthful ignorance and not knowing any better but it s disturbing to think ow many other young people raised in similar environments with similar pressures might come out with this kind of dangerous ignorance I just finished reading the book Good Behavior by Nathan L Henry for my PIG class This is a memoir about main character Nate Henry who is 16 years old He tells the story in first person about Two Reels And A Crank his life in jail from armed robbery andis rough life that led Queens Gambit (The Tudor Trilogy, him there Every other chapter is whate s currently doing while every other chapter is a flashback to is rough childhood Nate grew up with is parents and The Camping Cookbook his brother I think that Nate s father is at fau GOOD BEHAVIOR a memoir by Nate Henry tells the story ofis year in jail for armed robbery This was an adult jail but Nate was only sixteen He was no str So I was strolling in the YA section of my local library one afternoon after work and saw this book I didn t even read the inside flap before I knew that I would give it a chance Anyway I m glad I didThis is a nonfiction memoir about a year that the author served in prison at the age of 16 for armed robbery In between the chapters of the descriptions of mind numbing dullness of prison life there are chapters that detail the author s life leading up to Absalom, Absalom! his crime which areighly. Wn in rural Indiana Nate's personal istory is both disturbing and fascinating A rough childhood becomes an adolescence full of alf realized violent fantasies that slowly build to the breaking point But these scenes alternate with chapters about Nate's time in jail where thr.

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Nate Henry is now 32 and lives in Columbus Ohio with his wife and several cats He works at a medical office GOOD BEHAVIOR is his first book