The Tin Box



7 Hours And 26 MinutesWilliam Lyon S Past Forced Him To Become Someone He Isn T Conflicted And Unable To Maintain The Charade, He Separates From His Wife And Takes A Job As Caretaker At A Former Mental Hospital Jelley S Valley State Insane Asylum Was The Largest Mental Hospital In California For Well Over A Century, But It Now Stands Empty William Thinks The Decrepit Institution Is The Perfect Place To Finish His Dissertation And Wait For His Divorce To Become Final In Town, William Meets Colby Anderson, Who Minds The Local Store And Post Office Unlike William, Colby Is Cute, Upbeat, And Flamboyantly Out Although Initially Put Off By Colby S Mannerisms, William Comes To Value Their New Friendship, And Even Accepts Colby S Offer To Ease Him Into The World Of Gay Sex.William S Self Image Begins To Change When He Discovers A Tin Box, Hidden In An Asylum Wall Since The 1940s It Contains Letters Secretly Written By Bill, A Patient Who Was Sent To The Asylum For Being Homosexual The Letters Hit Close To Home, And William Comes To Care About Bill And His Fate With Colby S Help, He Hopes The Words Written Seventy Years Ago Will Give Him Courage To Be His True Self.The Tin Box

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  • 8 pages
  • The Tin Box
  • Kim Fielding
  • English
  • 09 January 2017

10 thoughts on “The Tin Box

  1. says:

    THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERSI m a self centered person books like this, and other things I see from time to time, remind me of this fact Take my back for example I m 33, but I ve got the back of a man in his late 90s I complain about my back constantly telling anyone who will listen all about the fact that I have to sleep on the floor sometimes when I throw my back out while bending over to tie my shoes, but then I get reminded that I m a self centered person when I see the short, yellow THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERSI m a self centered person books like this, and other things I see from time to time, remind me of this fact Take my back for example I m 33, but I ve got the back of a man in his late 90s I complain about my back constantly telling anyone who will listen all about the fact that I have to sleep on the floor sometimes when I throw my back out while bending over to tie my shoes, but then I get reminded that I m a self centered person when I see the short, yellow bus that picks up the little boy down the street the little boy who will spend his life in a wheelchair the little boy who always waves at me when I jog by his house He s always got a big grin pasted on his face when he sees me running by on my two good legs So self centered.The Tin Box tells two stories The main story is about William, a man who has finally decided to admit to himself that he s...

  2. says:

    4.5 heart wrenching stars When I finished the last page of this book, I had to take a deep breath and attempted to get my wayward emotions under control.This is a powerful story, it had me crying, angry, frustrated and mad It also had me laughing and smiling and happy.We meet William, a soon to be divorced 32 year old trying to finish his dissertation, since he has no place to live he takes the position of caretaker for an old Insane Asylum The story is told from his POV.To be honest I wasn t 4.5 heart wrenching stars When I finished the last page of this book, I had to take a deep breath and attempted to get my wayward emotions under control.This is a powerful story, it had me crying, angry, frustrated and mad It also had me laughing and smiling and happy.We meet William, a soon to be divorced 32 year old trying to finish his dissertation, since he has no place to live he takes the position of caretaker for an old Insane Asylum The story is told from his POV.To be honest I wasn t thrilled with William in the beginning of this story, but as it went on, I understood him so much better, understood why he was the way he was and admired the strength and courage it took to finally take control of his life Unlike Colby Thomas Anderson, William Benjamin Lyon was a constructed creature, an identity based largely on who...

  3. says:

    A good review, this is not going to be Yoda speak much The letters in this book are incredibly heartbreaking, the same way reading about concentration camps and genocide victims wreck me However, MC s love story was light and quirky It is an interesting juxtapos...

  4. says:

    Written September 8, 20154.7 Stars Wow, this story got me A super great audio as well The Tin Box is one of these highrated M M romance so many friends loves A book I probably should had read the very first day I heard about itif I always acted as a wise girl and listened to my nice friends recommendations But better late than never Or I loved itI have been totally engrossed in this amazing emotional story It was fun, romantic and ...

  5. says:

    3.5 starsHuh Well, one thing I m finding over and over again is we re all different Right I mean, you say potaytoe, I say potahtoe.I was really concerned about reading this book I ve been on an anti angst ride mostly all of 2013 But goals for 2014, while I m still motivated enough to keep them, included branching out and being brave And this meant reading stuff that might destroy my heart So, when I read everyone s shelves for this book yes, I read shelves before I read reviews It helps 3.5 starsHuh Well, one thing I m finding over and o...

  6. says:

    BR with my Friends Isabel and Eva This story was so muchthan I was expecting, and the whole book just ended up squeezing its way into my heart, I loved the characters, William and Colby , but what I lovedwas Bills Letters And all the flashbacks In a nutshell it all just worked perfectly for me I was completely hooked from start to finish, and gosh, the emotions sigh I definitely recommend giving this one a go It was so very worth it for me I just wish we d have gotten m BR with my Friends Isabel and Eva This story was so muchthan I was expecting, and the whole book just ended up sque...

  7. says:

    I know what books like this will do to me I know it and I still read them I am going to promise myself though that I will not do extensive Googling about the treatment of homosexuality circa 1930 40 in insane asylums like I did after reading Hidden Away and spending hours learning and crying over the Pink Triangle Men that led to horrible nightmares for weeks Hi, I am Sara Did I mention I have OCD Ugh.The Tin Box was nothing like I expected it to be and that is one h...

  8. says:

    Thanks Kim Fielding for this wonderful book I did my reasearch after reading this and I was really angry to learn that all of the procedures done to Bill are real and they did happen And that being gay and in the old days could really earn you a spot in a mental institution It made me realize how lucky I am that Im gay in this day an age The last letter was especially difficult to read I had to to take a break and hug my partner, I was so upset huhu I love books like this where you get Thanks Kim Fielding for this wonderful book I did my reasearch after reading this and I was really angry to learn that all of the procedures done to Bill are real and they did happen And that being gay and in the old days could really...

  9. says:

    While working on his PhD dissertation Will acts as a caretaker at an old abandoned insane asylum He finds a tin box filled with letters written by a man sent there by his family for being homosexual Will reads the letters and begins a journey of discovery both for himself and for the writer This book and those letters devastated me I needed the story of Will and Colby for a bit of lightness but also a story that was dramatic but not in the emotionally tearing way of the letters Highly recom While working on his PhD dissertation Will acts as a caretaker at an old abandoned insane asylum He finds a tin box filled with letters written by a man sent there by his family for being homosexual Will reads the letters and begins a journey of discovery both for himself and for the writer This book and those le...

  10. says:

    4.5 starsWhile the main story, set in the present, between William and Colby was a good tale of William s coming to terms with his long repressed sexuality with the help of the flamboyant Colby, it was the underlying tale told by letters from the 1930 s that is the heart of this book.William is acting as caretaker of a defunct asylum while working on his dissertation and finalizing his divorce when he finds a tin box of letters hidden in a wall Written by Bill, a former inmate who was committed 4.5 starsWhile the main story, set in the present, between William and Colby was a good tale of William s coming to terms with his long repressed sexuality with the help of the flamb...

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