Ten Mile River (Paperback)

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Description


Best friends Ray and Jose are not your typical teenagers. They've escaped foster care and juvenile detention centers to live on their own together in an abandoned stationhouse in New York City's Ten Mile River Park. Ray and Jose are as close as brothers. But then they meet Trini, the smart, beautiful, and confident girl from their local barber shop, and they both fall for her immediately. As tension creeps into their relationship, Ray must struggle to find an identity separate from Jose and try to envision a future for himself beyond Jose and Ten Mile River.

"Griffin has a particular gift for dialogue that not only sounds authentic but also serves to define characters whom he knows inside and out. His is clearly a talent to watch." - Booklist, review of Ten Mile River

About the Author


Paul Griffin is an award-winning author and a screen writer. He lives in New York City, where he works with youths in low-income schools and juvenile detention centers.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780142419830
ISBN-10: 0142419834
Publisher: Speak
Publication Date: September 1st, 2011
Pages: 208
Language: English