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Soar, Adam, Soar

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“Coming out. Coming in. Coming home.”



Adam Prashaw’s life was full of surprises from the moment he was born. Assigned female at birth, and with parents who had been expecting a boy, he spent years living as “Rebecca Danielle Adam Prashaw” before coming to terms with being a transgender man. Adam captured hearts with his humour, compassion, and intensity. After a tragic acci
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 2nd 2019 by Dundurn
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Tania Larabie
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Rick this book is a beautiful tribute to your son a amazing man and best friend to so many including myself.. this book is so well written and allows you to meet adam in a way. Its full of joke laughs and tears a great story about a young trans man and the hurdels he had to over come a bitter sweet read a book everyone can charish well done rick we are so proud
Lisabeth
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thank netgally, the author for an Advanced Copy of this book. I really enjoyed this book. It's well worth reading
Evan
Sep 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Soar, Adam, Soar, by Rick Prashaw, is a truly touching story of a father and son. Rick shows us that a fathers love for his child knows no bounds, when he choose to stick by Adam’s side. At the age of 20, Adam transitions from female to male, even through all his epileptic seizures. Over time Adams parents divorce and he is left with his father.

I felt that this story was less about Adam and more about his father. As a person who has personally transitioned from female to male, I felt Adams trad
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Roberta Blablanski
What a touching tribute by a loving father to his fascinating and resilient son. This book almost felt co-written as Adam's social media posts were incorporated into Prashaw's narrative. Adam's posts provided a unique insight into his struggles with growing up and epilepsy, and his journey to transitioning. No doubt Prashaw loved and respected his son, and gave him as much freedom as possible (given his medical condition) to become the wonderful person he was in his short life. Adam's life isn't ...more
Beverly
Mar 12, 2019 rated it it was ok
This was not the book that I had anticipated and though it is touching, it did not take me in the direction I was seeking. Clearly, though, it has given a number of people solace. I hope that the readers who need it find it.
Kendra Borthwick
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing Read! I cant even come up with words to describe how much I loved this book! Adam was my best friend and he really shines through on the pages of this book!
Brittney Dorey
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book! You just can’t put it down! You can really get a true sense of Adam and his friends/family! Highly recommend! Will read it again! Very well written.
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Rick is a full-time author now after writing as a journalist, Catholic priest, Canadian NGO leader and political staff.

Dundurn Press is publishing his Soar, Adam, Soar on Feb. 2, 2019. The autobiography and biography on his late son, Adam, trace a remarkable "coming out, coming in, coming home" by Adam, and Rick's roller-coaster ride as parent. The unique story includes dozens of Adam's Facebook p
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