Ghetto Bastard by K’wan audiobook

Ghetto Bastard

By Ku2019wan
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Urban Audiobooks 9780982492062
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What happens to the children that the world throws away? They become animals. Tayshawn Torres is a child born in the slums and cursed by the sins of his parents. His mother is a notorious drug addict and whore who’s more concerned with getting her next high than she is with Tayshawn’s well-being. His stepfather hates him so much that he literally treats him like an animal, forcing him to sleep in a cage and scavenge for scraps of food wherever he can find them. Because of his squalid appearance, he is also an object of ridicule by all of the neighborhood kids, who have given him a nickname—Animal. The only person to ever show him even the slightest bit of kindness is his older brother Justice. And when Justice is taken from his life, Tayshawn finds himself alone in the streets. His guardian angel gone, he is now at the mercy of the world his brother tried to protect him from. Tayshawn quickly learns that if he is to survive the jungle, he will have to adapt. Love and companionship constantly elude Tayshawn, but death and heartache cling to him like a second skin. Gradually, the layers of the frightened child he had once been are stripped away until there is nothing left—nothing but Animal.

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Summary

Summary

What happens to the children that the world throws away? They become animals.

Tayshawn Torres is a child born in the slums and cursed by the sins of his parents. His mother is a notorious drug addict and whore who’s more concerned with getting her next high than she is with Tayshawn’s well-being. His stepfather hates him so much that he literally treats him like an animal, forcing him to sleep in a cage and scavenge for scraps of food wherever he can find them. Because of his squalid appearance, he is also an object of ridicule by all of the neighborhood kids, who have given him a nickname—Animal. The only person to ever show him even the slightest bit of kindness is his older brother Justice. And when Justice is taken from his life, Tayshawn finds himself alone in the streets. His guardian angel gone, he is now at the mercy of the world his brother tried to protect him from. Tayshawn quickly learns that if he is to survive the jungle, he will have to adapt. Love and companionship constantly elude Tayshawn, but death and heartache cling to him like a second skin. Gradually, the layers of the frightened child he had once been are stripped away until there is nothing left—nothing but Animal.

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Author Bio: K’wan

Author Bio: K’wan

K’wan is the #1 Essence bestselling author of over a dozen books, including Section 8, Hood Rat, Road Dawgz, and the Animal saga. In 2011 he won the African American Literary Award for Welfare Wifeys. He has been featured in Vibe, King, Library Journal, and Time magazine, to name a few. K’wan received the 2012 and 2013 Street Lit Book Award Medals in adult fiction for Eviction Notice and Animal. His credits also include featured commentary in the award-winning documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, produced by Ice-T, as well as a reoccurring role as an analyst on TV One’s Celebrity Crime Files.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Urban
Runtime: 7.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English