A MemoirBook - 2014
From Library Staff
BklynYesha Feb 21, 2016
A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family—this is the riveting story of a generation told through one dazzlingly poetic new voice.
A poetic coming-of-age account of the author's youth in Zimbabwe and violent Philadelphia street gangs explores how his life was shaped by his father's absence, his brother's imprisonment and his mother's and sister's struggles with mental illness. By the Langston Hughes Award-winning author of L... Read More »