ERIC Number: ED352429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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The Boy without a Flag: Tales of the South Bronx.
Rodriguez, Abraham, Jr.
The seven short stories in this collection portray the lives of Puerto Rican children and adolescents in the South Bronx (New York City). The hopelessness of many Puerto Rican and Black youth is vividly depicted in stories dealing with drug use, discrimination, unwanted and early pregnancy, and a host of other urban social ills. Titles of the stories are: (1) "The Boy without a Flag"; (2) "No More War Games"; (3) "Babies"; (4) "Birthday Boy"; (5) "Short Stop"; (6) "The Lotto"; and (7) "Elba." (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Youth, Children, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Parenthood, Economically Disadvantaged, Hispanic Americans, Illegitimate Births, Minority Group Children, Puerto Ricans, Short Stories, Substance Abuse, Unwed Mothers, Urban Culture, Urban Problems, Urban Youth, Violence
Milkweed Editions, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 505, Minneapolis, MN 55403 ($11).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Creative Works
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)