This remarkable debut collection introduces a wholly new original young voice to fiction by and about African Americans. Ferrell's remarkable stories show young people on the verge of being erased from society--but determined to endure. They are black or biracial, poor or from broken families, almost-adults navigating a treacherous world. Yet their voices--incandescently street-smart--speak of passion, of connection, of hope wherever they can find it.
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"A book to celebrate. Each story is a song, the voice tuned to perfection." - Tobias Wolff
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Used availability for Carolyn Ferrell's Don't Erase Me
June 1997 : USA Hardback
June 1998 : USA Paperback