In this harrowing debut, Shell mixes the syncopated language of the streets with poetry from the heart to take the reader deep into the horrifying, mesmerizing world of Cornelius Washington, Jr., a 40-year-old crack addict trapped in a life that's dominated by drugs. "A powerhouse".--Maya Angelou.
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This is a tragic, hard-hitting book that follows a man's spiral through drug addiction. I have read the book three or four times and it never fails to shock and affect. Its power lies in creating an ... Read full review
Captivating, but truly depressing.