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Englewood Tales Kimberly White Ingram

Englewood Tales

Kimberly White Ingram

Published September 20th 2010
ISBN : 9781936400195
Paperback
106 pages
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Englewood Tales is a series of interrelated short stories about African American children and teenagers growing up on the Southside of Chicago during the 1970s and 1980s.Each unique story is told from the viewpoint of its own hero or heroine facedMoreEnglewood Tales is a series of interrelated short stories about African American children and teenagers growing up on the Southside of Chicago during the 1970s and 1980s.Each unique story is told from the viewpoint of its own hero or heroine faced with - and responding to - personal conflicts, ranging from bullying, incest, and child abuse, to sexual behavior, murder, death, and homosexuality.While Englewood Tales is about children and teenagers, it is not a childrens book. The language, as well as the subject matter, is both candid and framed for a mature audience, who can appreciate having come through to the other side.