Black Girl Lost

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Holloway House, 1994 - African Americans - 207 pages
107 Reviews
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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Powerful story chilling imagery. - Goodreads
The ending is heart- wrenching. - Goodreads
Well told, and a page turner from beginning to end. - Goodreads
I think the ending sucked. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Lizzie Winns - Goodreads

Black girl lost was an outstanding book, I pretty much love all of Donald Goines Books and have read almost all of them years ago, But "Black girl lost" was one of my favorites so I had to re-read it ... Read full review

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Enjoyed his books during my youth. This was one of my favorites. Read full review

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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