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Slapboxing with Jesus

stories

by Victor D. LaValle

  • 241 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
    • Youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
    • Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVictor D. LaValle.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.A8458 S58 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL38277M
      ISBN 100375705902
      LC Control Number99026222
      OCLC/WorldCa41090775

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      Slapboxing with Jesus Victor LaValle's astonishing, violent, and funny debut offers harrowing glimpses at the vulnerable lives of young people who struggle not only to come of age, but to survive the city streets.   ''The Ecstatic'' is a valiant, if not entirely successful, attempt by LaValle to update the boy he introduced three years ago. Where the stories in .


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