Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Hyperion, 1996.
A most attractive first edition/first printing in Fine condition with bumped lower corners in alike dust-jacket with minor edgewear.
When seventeen-year-old Lavonne moves from the projects to the suburbs with her mother, she has high expectations of the clean, safe, and secure life she's been promised. But the streets of her new town are dirty and crime-ridden, and Lavonne quickly realizes that the place she's been told is safe is anything but. With the help of her new friends, Lavonne starts to get a sense of the bigger picture and the fight for survival that her neighbors are waging. Finally understanding the challenges and opportunities that come with growing up in The Gettin Place, Lavonne sets out to make a difference.; 8vo; 488 pages; FSA.