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Tough boy sonatas

Author: Curtis L Crisler; Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Honesdale, Penn. : Wordsong, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis L Crisler; Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781932425772 1932425772
OCLC Number: 66393053
Description: 86 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Gary: Gary poem: (Chocolate city) --
In hell --
Hunger --
Confrontation --
Day dreamer --
Demographics --
Delaney Peacocks --
LaRoy --
Daughter/son soundtrack --
Girlfriend --
Pocket knife: (Game of Dare) --
Penitentiary --
Robbing hoods --
Son of a city: LaRoy and sister Sundays --
Black of gray --
Requiem in losing space --
Delaney --
Children of blues/Saturday night school --
Mamas --
Rooted --
Grandma --
Catch --
38th letter to a man with no fame --
Fruit man --
Surroundings of LaRoy --
In our Venus --
Tough boy sonatas: Hypnotics --
Addiction --
Lifted --
Back tracks --
Ebonics --
Boys love words --
Stray --
Walking w/drama --
Burgers, homegrown --
Jivin' --
Dance of the ghetto fairies --
Tennis match --
Outside games.
Responsibility: Curtis L. Crisler ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.
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A collection of poems depicts the lives of poverty, crime, despair, and lost innocence of African American teenagers growing up in Gary, Indiana.

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