Three Sides to Every Story

Three Sides to Every Story (Paperback)

By Clarence Nero 
Publisher: Harlem Moon
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0767921364
EAN: 9780767921367
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 332
Publish Date: 2006-10-3
Binding: Paperback
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A love triangle unfolds in the voices of Johnny, Tonya, and James. Nero creates an utterly compelling narrative while illuminating the social and sexual challenges young urban black people face today.
Growing up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Johnny and Tonya meet in high school and fall for each other. Yet their romance falls apart when Johnny seriously injures Tonya' s ex-boyfriend in an altercation. Johnny is imprisoned, and Tonya starts dating a rapper who fulfills her dreams of dancing in videos.
Depressed and deflated in jail, Johnny comes back to life thanks to the help of Pandora, the prison' s " den mother, " and James, who helps Johnny study for his GED. What starts as a platonic friendship between the sexually repressed Johnny and the openly gay James soon develops into a tender love that' s put on hold when James is released on parole. A year later, Johnny is freed as well, haunted by his feelings.
Meanwhile, Tonya, no longer with the rapper, has a new dream of reuniting with Johnny. And James, who wows crowds as a legendary drag queen performer, is furious that Johnny hasn' t reached out to him.
Their lives soon become a twisting roller coaster-- secrets are revealed and assumptions are shattered in ways never imagined. Inviting comparison to E. Lynn Harris, Clarence Nero has created a compelling story about the social and sexual challenges black people face today.
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Specification

Title: Three Sides to Every Story
Publisher: Harlem Moon
Author: Clarence Nero
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0767921364
EAN: 9780767921367
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 332
Publish Date: 2006-10-3
Binding: Paperback

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