Finding fish a memoir by Antwone Quenton Fisher

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .

Written in English

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StatementAntwone Quenton Fisher ; with Mim Eichler Rivas
ContributionsRivas, Mim Eichler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF499.C69 N33 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination339 p. ;
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532363M
ISBN 100060007788
ISBN 109780060007782
OCLC/WorldCa48747330

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Fisher lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters/5(). The novel Finding Fish focuses on the young life of Antwone Fisher (known as Fish) during the most the most threatening challenges hed ever have to face. From being parentless, to homeless, homeless, to mentally and physically abused/5.

An incredible story of moving beyond survival mode into success and self-acceptance, FINDING FISH is a memoir that will teach you about perspective and gratitude, determination and that powerful little kernel inside some of us that inspires us to reach far beyond what is expected of us.

Fisher, you have written a beautiful story with not one ounce of self pity or melodrama/5(). A tumultuous and ultimately gratifying tale of self-discovery written in Fisher's gritty yet melodic literary voice, Finding Fish is an unforgettable reading experience.

+ Read more RESOURCES. An Introduction. Finding Fish relates the gripping story of one person's personal triumph over considerable adversity.

Antwone Quenton Fisher's challenges begin before he is born, when his father is killed by a girlfriend in a tragic accident. Free download or read online Finding Fish pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of this novel was published in January 1stand was written by Antwone Quenton Fisher. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

Finding Fish is a memoir by Antwone Fisher, a Hollywood screenwriter. The memoir begins in Cleveland inwhen Eddie Elkins is shot and killed by his girlfriend.

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When active, nodes will appear as little yellow dots on your mini-map, just like with every other tracking ability in the game. Comment by Morrow. The main character in this book antwone Fisher, but in the book everybody calls him fish.

The next character is miss picket that is his foster mother. flow, dwight, and keith are his foster brothers and sister. His foster mother is very racist, along with his baby sitter. his foster siblings really get along with him. Antwone Fisher is the author of the New York Times bestseller Finding Fish.

He is also the screenwriter of the film Antwone Fisher, based on his life and directed by Academy Award winner Denzel Washington. Fisher lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters/5(96). Finding Fish is a autobiographical book by Antwone Fisher. Antwone Fisher was born in prison to an incarcerated mother and a father who had been shot by a girlfriend.

After being placed in foster care, Fisher was treated brutally and blamed for his own misfortunes. He was also sexually abused by a woman who often babysat him.

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A New York Times bestseller, Finding Fish is the remarkable story of an African American boy abandoned in an abusive foster home in Cleveland who rises to liberation, manhood, and extraordinary success (in Hollywood)/5(K).

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A New York Times bestseller, Finding Fish is the remarkable story of an African American boy abandoned in an abusive foster home in Cleveland who rises to liberation, manhood, and extraordinary success (in Hollywood).

Born in prison to a single mother after his father was shot and killed, Antwone Fisher soon became a ward of Cleveland's foster care system.

Finding Fish was a book that has touched many heartstrings for different reasons. Many can say they can relate to Antwone on some if not all of his experience.

Finding Fish, a memoir by Antwone Quentin Fisher will show us the many stages people go through in a lifetime of abuse, race, sibling and friendship relations, school difficultiesFile Size: 95KB.

Indigo The color of the sky in Antwone’s happy childhood dream will later become the name of his child: “blues I never even heard the names of: cerulean, aqua, cobalt, azure, indigo” (61).

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Free download or read online Finding Fish pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published in January 1stand was written by Antwone Quenton Fisher. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

Finding fish: a memoir. [Antwone Quenton Fisher; Mim Eichler Rivas] -- Antwone Fisher tells the story of his life, from his birth to a prison inmate to his success as a screenwriter in Hollywood, discussing his childhood and teen years in foster homes, his stint in the. Finding Fish is an autobiographical account written by Antwone Fisher upon which the movie was based.

The film generally follows the plot of the novel. However, the book proceeds in a linear fashion while the movie is explained through various by: Mychael Danna. Finding Fish shows how, out of this unlikely mix of deprivation and hope, an artist was born -- first as the child who painted the feelings his words dared not speak, then as a poet and storyteller who would eventually become one of Hollywood's most sought-after screenwriters.

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Finding Fish is a great and captivating read. I have enjoyed reading it with many of my students What did you like about the performance. What did you dislike. This book was a hard read, only because of the context of the book. The story was good and was inspiring.

The narrater did a good job at making the story come alive. " Finding Fish was a book that my social worker MIL had around that she'd had to read for school, and suggested I read it, since I'm also a social work student. It sat around until I had a dry spell between library runs; I wasn't as interested as I wanted to be.4/5.

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