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Driven

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  107 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
- Blinded and Grimey have both been Essence Magazine best-sellers for Triple Crown.
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Urban Books (first published 2004)
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Nardsbaby Reader
Jan 07, 2009 Nardsbaby Reader rated it really liked it
When seeds are planted

So many AFRICAN AMERICANS have the misfortune of growing up without POSITIVE AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE ROLE MODELS! People this is plaguing our youths futures...IT DOES TAKE A VILLAGE

So many people on the outside looking in judging others based on chromosomes...Isn't it funny how life is a cycle that consistently repeats itself? Only knowledge can break that spell....

"ONLY THE SHELL OF A MAN, PRETENDING TO BE A MAN!"

Here we meet Nasir, the product of a Hustler/Pimp and his m
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Eva Leger
Jan 31, 2009 Eva Leger rated it liked it
Recommends it for: any urban lit readers
Recommended to Eva by: myself
Shelves: b-urban-fiction
I'm at a loss as to what to say here. I did like the book although there was a small amount of time not too far in that I got bored. I was actually starting to think it might be a challenge to finish it when things started looking up.
One thing that annoyed the hell out of me was that Williams felt she had to define all the street slang and I'm not sure why. Everyone that I know/have seen who reads a book like this already know what 'being on E', 'bling', 'catching a case', 'creepin', and the re
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OOSA
Jan 01, 2009 OOSA rated it really liked it
Who's Driving Now?

Driven is the story of a young man who is unfortunately the product of his environment. The saying, "A son pays for his father's sins" is an accurate depiction.

What can you do when your father dies and your mother goes to jail?
You try and survive. That's Nasir's plan, but with so many people bringing him drama it becomes impossible to do.

Driven is a well told story leaving the reader anxious for the rest.
Traquette
Feb 09, 2010 Traquette rated it really liked it
this was a good book.........though i found my self predicting it the whole way through it. this book is almost a must read
Joshlyn
May 22, 2008 Joshlyn rated it really liked it
Recommended to Joshlyn by: my aunt
i loved this book. It had me guessing through the whole thing. At the ending I just couldnt baelieve it. It was great
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