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Honky by Dalton Conley
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Jan 25, 2011

it was amazing
Read from January 25 to March 02, 2011

This is a memoir about a kid whose parents, who are free-thinking whites, are poor enough that they live in the lower east side of Manhattan at a time when that area was mostly black and Puerto Rican. These parents are not too attuned to their children and pretty much the Dalton grows up on the streets of lower Manhattan as a white minority. His descriptions are great, his insight unique. Having myself grown up on the streets of the same island, but a world away on the upper east side, I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and looking into his world through a totally different window.This was an excellent book i really wanted another memoir after reading Beahs book.

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Reading Progress

01/25/2011 page 124
55.0% "This book has been really amazing and iformational"
01/31/2011 page 187
83.0% "Cant stop reading.I found my true love"
02/08/2011 page 220
98.0% "I am finishing it this weekend great book i love it."

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