本周书:Juju:东边的生活(Tamario Pettigrew)

In an effort to draw attention to quality self-published literature 和 in agreement with BlueInk评论,NSR亮点 评论 发表在BIR’每周的网站,包括 a wide variety of fiction 和 nonfiction. This week’s pick:


塔玛里奥·佩蒂格鲁(Tamario Pettigrew)的年轻成人小说, JUJU:生活在东方 讲述一个美丽的故事,但有时却令人恐惧,故事发生在1986年的夏天,当时纽约州布法罗的东区贫民窟出现了裂痕。

Juju, or Julian Junior, is 13-years-old when his mother loses one of her three jobs 和 thus has to move him, his three younger sisters, 和 one brother just out of prison back to the ghetto, after living, for a time, on a safe, working class street. (He has two other older brothers, one in prison, 和 the other in the military).

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Tamario Pettigrew was born in Buffalo, NY in 1973 和 he still resides there today. He’毕业于布法罗大学,获得历史学学士学位。他参加了历史学的文学硕士课程,直到他在布法罗总医院住院期间因镰状细胞性贫血接受治疗而写短篇小说时遇到了写作错误。


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