Black Girl Lost

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Holloway House, 1994 - African Americans - 207 pages
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Tells the raw tale of Sandra, a young girl alone on the streets of Los Angeles. A shocking, searing novel of life in the ghetto - a dark, despair-ridden world where anything goes and trouble comes in all shapes and sizes. Sandra took to the streets when she was just eight years old, fighting off the pangs of hunger by shoplifting; by her teens she was dealing drugs to keep body and soul together and then she met Chink and discovered love and affection - and abuse and murder!

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Gripping tale of neglected young girl struggling to survive. Her a raging alcoholic, basically leaves Sandra to the streets to raise herself. The sad part is, the girl has potential, evidenced by her ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Donald Goines (1936 1974) was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. Between 1969 and 1974, he published sixteen novels, which are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience.

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