Too Beautiful for Words Pb

Too Beautiful for Words Pb

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This startling, stunning debut novel by a young African-American writer offers a hard-edged portrait of life on the streets of Oakland, California. Seventeen-year-old Angie was a good girl until she met Jesus, an attractive, smooth-talking pimp with a heart of steel, who lures her into working for him. Changing Angie's name to Peaches, Jesus introduces her in heartbreaking tragedy, her son, Jason, must decide whether to continue this legacy or to stop the cycle of hopelessness and violence that threatens to swallow his own life as well. Beautifully told in alternating voices that ring vibrantly true, this novel captures with exquisite honesty the brutality and humanity of the streets.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 272.15g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0060935944
  • 9780060935948

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51 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 29% (15)
4 35% (18)
3 22% (11)
2 10% (5)
1 4% (2)
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