No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review



In 1964, Chuck Rosenthal was a thirteen year old boy whose dream was to make his grade school basketball team. Never Let Me Go tells the true story of how a college professor who coached grade school basketball as a hobby became the man who held that dream in his hands; became Rosenthal s coach and his mentor; how he made Rosenthal his student, his confidant, and eventually his sexual partner, and how that teenager, trapped in the cycle of loyalty, betrayal, denial, secrecy and abuse, found the inner resources to escape and take the first steps toward adulthood.


See more books from this Author
Rosenthal is a full professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Loyola Marymount University.
Published September 1, 2004 by Red Hen Press. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Never Let Me Go

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

It allows him to elevate his relationship with Rosenthal to a higher Aristotelian plane of idealized friendship, a friendship involving ""the love of a man for a boy, the love of a mentor, erudite and wise, for an exceptional boy."" Callahan assumes this role of altruistic mentor so totally that ...

| Read Full Review of Never Let Me Go

Reader Rating for Never Let Me Go

An aggregated and normalized score based on 10 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review