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Don't Mess with Tanya : Stories Emerging from Boston's Barrios
by Ken Tangvik


Overview - As Boston's demographics shift, a subtle cultural revolution swirls ahead, opening doors of perception. Jazmin, a Latina teen, explores immortality on a basketball court in Jamaica Plain. Tanya, a young black woman from Dorchester, confronts a store-owner over racial profiling.  Read more...

 
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Overview
As Boston's demographics shift, a subtle cultural revolution swirls ahead, opening doors of perception. Jazmin, a Latina teen, explores immortality on a basketball court in Jamaica Plain. Tanya, a young black woman from Dorchester, confronts a store-owner over racial profiling. Matt, an Irish thug from Charlestown, learns "what women want" at a Caribbean hair salon in Mattapan. Rosa, a beautiful Brazilian house cleaner in Brighton, tests out a theory with her dueling boyfriends. These characters and others crash, clash, and commune in loosely-linked provocative stories that explore themes of culture, race, immigration, violence, love and spirituality. The engaging urban tales propel the reader into everyday dramas that are transforming Beantown's social fabric.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781608300549
  • ISBN-10: 1608300544
  • Publisher: Aberdeen Bay
  • Publish Date: May 2011
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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