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In the face of her father's addiction, an altruistic young Latina struggles to reclaim her self worth amidst her deteriorating Brooklyn projects.
Brownsville Bred (adapted from her autobiographical stage play) is a young adult novel told in a series of vignettes - some funny, some heartbreaking, that together tell Elaine Del Valle’s journey growing up in the toughest project in Brownsville, the toughest neighborhood in New York. But her story refuses to be ghetto-ized. It bursts with the details of life and touches everyone. Prepare to be handheld through a journey that will make you feel more than inspired...It will make you feel capable!
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- Sammy Z
An Amazing Story Narrated Beautifully!!!
The love of a family can break through any circumstances. This story has magnified my passion and hope for a better tomorrow tenfold. The way it is narrated brought it completely to life. I saw everything play out just like a movie. It was like being in a time machine watching the story unfold from the sidelines. Phenomenal!!!! A Must Listen!!! Wow!!!
- Jeannie H
This is AMAZING and so WONDERFUL! I loved hearing Elaine telling her story!! I felt I had seen the Broadway show! JUST LOVED IT!!!