A Rock and A Hard Place

A Rock and A Hard Place

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A 14-year-old boy's powerful, eloquent, and heartening memoir: how he survived abusive parents, made school and the New York streets his refuge, and finally found a genuine family--only to be confronted with the ultimate challenge of AIDS. LikeThe Diary of Anne Frank, this is a young person's personal account of rising above the worst terrors of a troubled time.Line drawings.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780517595015
Branch Call Number: 362.76/JOH


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May 25, 2011

It was difficult to get through parts of this book, but the constant hope and determination to survive was contagious. It is a sad story with an uplifting message -- bittersweet.

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