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Edgewater Angels

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  49 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Set in the projects of Los Angeles, California, Edgewater Angels chronicles the adolescence of Sunny Toomer, a streetwise young man endlessly sandwiched between the right and wrong thing to do. In a neighborhood where an absentminded stare might be mistaken for a silent challenge for turf, and asking someone if they have a problem may cost you your life, Sunny ekes out sur ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Vintage (first published July 17th 2001)
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RB Love
Feb 05, 2009 RB Love rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sandro is a friend of mine, even though I have not seen him in more than a decade and a half. He's written a terrific book. Six foot eight you know. Remember to tie your shoe laces when you play ball.
Joan Kirby
Jul 26, 2009 Joan Kirby rated it liked it
I found this book to be a really interesting view into growing up in a world totaly alien to me. I really identified with the character's struggle to retain his natural goodness in an ugly and evil world. I wished that the seperate anecdotes could have been tied together more effectively however.
Nicole
Mar 07, 2013 Nicole rated it liked it
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Basically a collection of short stories. They were cute, which actually caught me off guard. With a different cover & description this book would be better received I think.
Dewayne Stark
Aug 06, 2012 Dewayne Stark rated it liked it
the author is right on with his geography. Today many novels contain descriptions taken from Google. This one doesn't.
Melliott
Jul 17, 2009 Melliott rated it really liked it
Shelves: edgy-ya
This is almost like a string of short stories strung together into a novel. They're great stories about inner city youth in Los Angeles (San Pedro)--my favorite is the swimming contest.
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pretty neat book. It reminds me of a west coast, updated Down These Mean Streets.
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