In this fiercely lyrical and revealing narrative, the author of Wild Women Don't Wear No Blues has created a work of profound and lasting importance--a book that sensitively and uniquely addresses the problems of boyhood and emerging manhood. "Golden's complex and heartfelt understanding of life in the 'hood will stir your soul".--Entertainment Weekly.
About the Author
Marita Golden is an award-winning author, professor of writing, and cofounder of the Hurston/Wright Foundation, a national organization that serves as a resource center for African American writers. She has been featured in several magazines and newspapers, including the "New York Times", "Washington Post", and "Essence".