By Vance N Smith
From the surface, the middle-class James kin seems at an advantage than many African-Americans dwelling in Los Angeles—but what seems to be a fairy-tale domestic seems to be a breeding flooring for melancholy. among his inattentive, alcoholic father and his abusive, emotionally risky mom, Wilson grows up by no means understanding the selflessness of true love and the ensuing void makes him liable to a predator on the formative age of 13. drawn to different men considering adolescence, Wilson now faces the additional confusion of what constitutes actual romantic love.
Wilson keeps to conflict a growing to be internet of secrets and techniques as he encounters progressively more males eager to use him for his or her personal ends. yet as writer Vance N. Smith so deftly illustrates—it is the lies we inform ourselves which could do the main harm. Damned from day one, does Wilson have any likelihood of redemption?
Battlefields tells the uncooked and poignant tale of a tender guy stressed with early life distress, and held hostage through his personal demons, who desires not anything greater than to reside fortunately ever after with the affection of his life—his directly most sensible friend.
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Battlefields by Vance N Smith
Categories: African American Urban Fiction