The Boy Who Said No by Patti Sheehy
An Escape To Freedom

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The Boy Who Said No is a powerful fictionalized version of a true story and one that stays with the reader for a long time.
-NY Journal of Books

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As a boy Frank Mederos' grandfather teaches him to fish, to navigate the seas, and to think for himself, much needed skills under the new Castro regime.
 

About Patti Sheehy

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Patti Sheehy is a graduate of Rider University and has spent her career in public relations and marketing as an executive in marketing and communications, primarily in the health care industry. She lives with her husband, Robert Hunter, in Haddon Heights, New Jersey. The Boy Who Said No is her first novel and while writing it, she worked closely with the real-life protagonist, Frank Mederos.
 
Published June 4, 2013 by Oceanview Publishing. 339 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, War. Fiction
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Publishers Weekly

Below average
on Sep 23 2013

...Sheehy's execution never fully meets its potential. The story is flattened by an overly simple plot, leaving readers longing for the richness that evokes thrill.

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NY Journal of Books

Good
Reviewed by Jenny Hilborne on Jul 31 2013

The Boy Who Said No is a powerful fictionalized version of a true story and one that stays with the reader for a long time.

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