Harlem Girl Lost
Wydanie: 2008 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
A true urban novel filled with vivid images of the street.Black Issues Book ReviewTreasure E. Blue, street lits hottest newcomer, crafts characters that fly off the page and a story that burns with intensity. Set in Harlem, this searing novel is a poignant and gritty portrait of urban survival of the ghettos fittest . . . and most fierce.Silver Jones knows just how cruel life can be. Her mother was chewed up and spit out by its dark sidebrutally murdered while turning a trick. Rather than live with her abusive grandmother, Silver runs away. Determined to escape the mean streets, Silver longs for an education. But after running into an old friend, a homeless youth named Chance whom shed taken under her wing once upon a time, Silver puts her dreams of college on hold. Chance is grown nowand hes a powerful drug overlord. But underneath the cool exterior is the same innocent boy Silver once loved. As they begin an affair, Silver tries to convince Chance to give up the lethal way of life that ruined both their childhoods. But Chance knows that walking away from the game means having to pay a deadly price. Silver wont take no for an answereven if it means delving into a seedy underworld and outscheming some of its most vicious drug-dealers and cold-blooded murderers.Even in Blues world of double-crossing, misogyny, drugs and brutality, an against-all-odds fairy tale can come true.Publishers WeeklyFrom the Trade Paperback edition.