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Babylon Rolling
The Plot:
Babylon Rolling
“But it like what they say? Fearius stare down at the stoop and spit. A rock and a hard place. It good and not good. Best he live rich or die trying. What else he gone do, shove fries out a window, be poor all the days he get? Fearius gots plans. He gots big plans. He dream of spinnin rims, paying somebody else to detail his ride. Baby blue glitter paint, but tasteful. Speakers under the seats they so many, so loud. Nobody gone miss Fearius coming or going Not Moms or Pops neither. He be showing them why school aint gone happen and why he right. Fearius gone buy Moms some sparkling Christmas presents, yo.” (pg. 48)
Babylon
De gustibus non est disputandum,
Babylon
almost
Roll On Over: Amanda Boyden will read from and sign copies of
at Powell's City of Books on Wednesday, August 13th, at 7:30 pm.