Love, Betrayal and Loyalty on the Streets of Harlem
Daruis, a.k.a. Rio, the only child of a singer turned alcoholic, feels
he has nothing to hold on to except the idea of escaping the ghetto.
Years ago, he took a gun charge for a friend and did some prison time.
Unable to find a job when he gets out, Rio turns to hustling as a way
out. In the meantime, Rio finds escape in the arms of his soulmate,
When Trinity's mother died, her abusive father looks to her to play the
role of house wife and bedmate. Trinity finds strength to endure in
Rio's arms. Together they vow to do whatever it takes to make it out of
the ghetto. But soon they find their backs against the wall when the
streets come to claim their due.
St. Martin's Griffin Publication Date:
Trade Paperback, 320 pages Book Type: