The Death of Jayson Porter

The Death of Jayson Porter

Book - 2008
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In the Florida projects, sixteen-year-old Jayson struggles with the harsh realities of his life which include an abusive mother, a drug-addicted father, and not fitting in at his predominately white school, and bring him to the brink of suicide.
Publisher: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423106913
1423106911
Characteristics: 259 p. ; 22 cm

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Jul 15, 2013

Beautiful poetic devices detail a truly traumatic and abusive life of teenage Jayson Porter. Adoff crafts a worthy tale in verse that causes the reader to crave the rescuing of the fictional Jayson. A poignant read.

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