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Too Tough For Tears

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"Too Tough For Tears" is Barry Goode's true story, chronicling his life from a deprived childhood on, through a slum dweller's criminal upbringing, multiple prison terms to his discovery of religion as salvation.Gritty prose describes life in the slums and how it's cumulative effects shaped the author's future. A life style forming a vicious circle, crimes and ...more
261 pages
Published 1983 by Hodder and Stoughton
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Rowan
Sep 02, 2011 Rowan rated it really liked it
I had initially held off reading this book which had sat on my bookshelf for many years with a presumption of its title inferring to an overly emotional story which didn't appeal at all. The reality is now after reading it is that this story is complete opposite of what I thought it might be which proves you shouldn't judge a book by it title.

This is the autobiographical account of Barry Goode and his life as heart hardened criminal ( beginning in the 1950s ) over 25 years before a conversion to
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