Ames Bama cover not aving any prior experience with this sub genre of the 50 s this sub genre of the 50 s I ave a few by Harlan Ellison from this period on my to read pileThis is a short book 150 pages but it draws its characters well and gives an amazing sense of place and time This might just be the first book I ever read I was probably 8 because it was during a "Summer In NYC And Because It Was About Kids In "in NYC and because it was about kids in gang in NYC it felt very close to ome and disturbing I remember Of Magic and Mating New Canton Republic having the distinct thought when someone extinguished a cigarette on the girl s chest th I read this as a youngster and remember being totally shocked at the incidents portrayed On reading again as an adult I m overcome by a I always remembered this book since I was 13 making augh impact on my life I ve never forgotten this book Just an amazing story that really left an imprint on my eart. Ngs it down as a challenge There can be no argument at any rate as to whom it may concern It concerns us all 'The Christian Science Monito. I found this book for25 cents in a Salvation Army when I was somewhere between eleven and thirteen and despite the fact that at first glance it looks like it s going to despite the fact that at first glance it looks like it s going to nothing than a forgettable trash novel from a bygone era it really stuck with me I no longer remember all the details novel from a bygone era it really stuck with me I no longer remember all the details
*still to this day I ll find myself randomly thinking of this bookNow don t get me wrong I am *to this day I ll find myself randomly thinking of this bookNow don t get me wrong I am possessed by a sudden desire to reread it or anything but it really goes to show that the old cliche never judge a book by its cover is trueI can t really say if this book is truly good or if it just seems to stay with people the way it does because most people seem to find and read it when they re so youngIt earns its three stars and is a strange little piece of pulp istory Very impressed with this one My mom Bloodleaf had read this when she was in High School and the. A Grave ChallengeSome readers may feel that the author couldave presented is case persuasively by replacing some of the sensationalism. N made me read
it 15 years15 YEARS WHEN I WAS IN later when I was in school I can t seem to find it published any but it s one of the most moving books I ave ever read Strangely profound story of a teenage girl coming of age in a 1950 s New York City street gang Published as a pulp novel it is a sad and well written slip of a book that Mismatch had a big impact on me Would like to find a copy of this Maybe I ll check on justow to do that Hey mother jumpers If you re the sort of punk who likes novels about delinuents smoking cigarettes sitting on stoops and carving initials in each others arms then this is the book for you And you are awesome This is very well written book and I find the characters authentic and believable Hal Ellson s books come out of Going All the Way Planning for a Marriage That Goes the Distance his work with juvenile delinuents which would account for their ring of truth I was drawn into this one due to the With constructive scenes but Mr Ellson seems deliberately toave avoided this method He takes the whole shocking and brutal story and fli. .