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His Own Where

His Own Where

June Jordan (Author)

  • Publisher: Feminist Press
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 112
  • Released: May 3, 2010
  • ISBN-13: 9781558616585


Nominated for a National Book Award in 1971, His Own Where is the story of Buddy, a fifteen-year-old boy whose world is spinning out of control. He meets Angela, whose angry parents accuse her of being "wild." When life falls apart for Buddy and his father, and when Angela is attacked at home, they take action to create their own way of staying alive in Brooklyn. In the process, the two find refuge in one another and learn that love is real and necessary. His Own Where was one of The New York Times' Most Outstanding Books and was on the American Library Association's list of Best Books in 1971.

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