This is an interesting, creative story of the circus adventures of a young man told from the perspective of his nursing home self years later.
The circus adventures are cool and obviously keep the story interesting. However, I (maybe my healthcare/psychology perspective is behind this) was more intrigued by the old man's perception of himself and his surroundings. I thought this book was an interesting look into Alzhiemers (it is never mentioned that that is what he has... but of course it wouldn't be). I think it is a beautiful story of healthcare/the aged/growing old/caring for the elderly with respect and compassion. That is what I was left thinking about after I turned the last page.