Steven Farnworth's frank PDF

By Steven Farnworth

ISBN-10: 0615625088

ISBN-13: 9780615625089

three mins. A existence is modified.

Frank is the tale of a 17 12 months outdated turning out to be up within the thick of racial tensions and violence in long island City’s Hell’s Kitchen in 1975. he's suffering to stay an honorable lifestyles amidst the pressures of highschool, the pull of the streets and the anger, belittling and racism he's surrounded with at home.

Despite his presents as an athlete, his attractiveness and intelligence; his quest for advantage turns into clouded by means of wounded satisfaction. His lack of ability to regulate his rage ends up in a descent into revenge, blind destruction, loss and insanity. He turns into a beast crying out within the desert for the issues he has lost—family, associates, love, college.

It is a narrative approximately redemption after the autumn, the tale of a hugely gifted younger guy suffering from what it capacity to be a guy, what it capacity to be a warrior, what it ability to dwell an honorable life—to locate his position on the earth. he's pressured to select from recuperating his humanity or proceed to devolve right into a beast whereas being endlessly marked through the cruel realities of lifestyles on long island urban streets and Rikers Island prison.

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