Don't Mess with Tanya: Stories Emerging from Boston's Barrios
by Ken Tangvik
As Boston's demographics shift, a subtle cultural revolution swirls ahead, opening doors of perception. Jazmin, a Latina teen, explores immortality on a basketball court in Jamaica Plain. Tanya, a young black woman from Dorchester, confronts a store-owner over racial profiling. Matt, an Irish thug from Charlestown, learns "what women want" at a Caribbean hair salon in Matt...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 8th 2011 by Aberdeen Bay
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I really enjoyed the variety of unique characters in this book. They were all very authentic and interesting. I enjoyed learning more about the different cultures that make up the Boston of today and how those cultures interact with one another. Very well written and I highly recommend!