"The Lonely Child is a riveting saga, and a heartfelt story of a young male growing up in South Central Los Angeles, California. Eugene was brought into this cruel world after several hours of hard labor. The circumstances surrounding him being ushered into existence were told to him by his mother when he was five years old. At the age of ten, Eugene was faced with the worst nightmare of his life--being ushered from school and not knowing why he was going to a funeral home. There, the body of the only person that he ever loved rested. Searching now to find his place and where he belonged, he became affiliated with what the government calls today 'in-land terrorists.' Revenge was now the order of the day for Eugene. Somebody was going to pay for all the hurt and pain he has suffered, being taken from his mother, his mother's death, funeral after funeral of his gang friends, and his betrayal of a girlfriend unbeknownst to him who was affiliated with his rival gang, and almost losing his life--it was now on! Eugene comes face--to face with Death. This novel will hold you spellbound and hostage to its pages as the saga unfolds."--Page 4 of cover.