Ghetto ProphetsProfits

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AuthorHouse, Nov 3, 2006 - Religion - 156 pages

                The Ghetto Prophets/profits is an urban inspirational book.  A modern-day Prince of Egypt, the book focuses on the struggles of people of color trying to create a better life for themselves and their children while battling issues of morality and desires. 

                Tina and Jimmy are young and in love.  Jimmy sells drugs and Tina doesn’t agree with it but tries to live with it.  When they have a son (Kenny) Tina finds it hard to live with Jimmy’s occupation and the pressure of raising a child.  Tina sercomes to the pressure and turns to drugs, and eventually leaves her family.  Tina has another child (Kayla) that Jimmy does not know about.  Tina gives Kayla to a Christian couple (the Holmes) while she tries to get off of drugs.  Jimmy raises Kenny and the Holmes raise Kayla .  The two children grow up in the same neighborhood not knowing that they are brother and sister.  Circumstances bring the two of them together, and both are faced with choices and decisions. 

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About the author (2006)

                Michael Johns is an up and coming author of urban inspirational fiction.   Michael started writing poems in the late 80’s, early 90’s, while he was in high school.  While continuing to write poems, Michael began to write screenplays, and songs.  His song writing skills diverted his attention from writing screenplays and poems for a few years.  He finally was able to focus some of his attention to all of his talents and not just one at a time.  Although this is his first time publishing he has a song  (Get your praise on) featured on Ronald Hoard’s Revived album.  Ronald Hoard and Michael Johns have collaborated to entertain and inspirer many people to continue to press on through all the struggles of life.  Look for more great creations from both of them.




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