By Josh Alan Friedman,Wyatt Doyle
The acclaimed writer of inform the reality till THEY BLEED and stories OF occasions sq. returns with a different autobiographical novel - "a memoir you cannot accuse of lies." middle level within the unflinching and regularly hilarious funhouse travel of Friedman's ny boyhood is a rogues' gallery that comes with Bobo, precocious third-grade dropout and boy prince of the ghetto; his bumbling (and alarmingly effective) ne'er-do-well Uncle Limpy; Mumsy, the smelliest shoeshine boy in Penn Station; Mrs. O'Leary, the menacing Irish nanny; her son, Drake, an etiquette-obsessed, switchblade-totin' clammer crushed through the tides of racial growth; and the impoverished Wilshires, the bone-white, nigger-hatin'-est crackers in town.
At as soon as heartbreaking and hysterically humorous, BLACK CRACKER offers a fearless account of adventures within the now-forgotten bad Black shantytowns of big apple, exploring the singular ugliness of racism, the intrigue of janitorial whodunits, the tragic limits of friendship, and the inexplicable seductive powers of croco-print footwear.
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Black Cracker by Josh Alan Friedman,Wyatt Doyle