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'Fat from Papa's Head' is a collection of short stories targeted at young adults. All of the protagonists are young African American male teenagers and young adults. The main characters in these stories are at pivotal points in their young lives. Some of the youth are at rite-of-passage moments, and others are merely faced with decisions.
Paperback, 162 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Penknife Press
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Grady
Nov 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Wisdom from Within the Walls

Tony Lindsay has many novels in his long and successful list of works published, and while those novels are very worthwhile to read, capturing as they do the vantage of African American men and women climbing out of the ghetto into the mainstream of successful work/jobs, none of these past novels carries the power - and message! - that this newest book brings to the reader. FAT FROM PAPA's HEAD is a collection of fifteen short stories Lindsay composed in response to a
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Pamela
Dec 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
"Fat from Papa's Head" by Tony Linday is yet another fantastic work by this author...it's a collection of short stories that Lindsay has written centering around African-American young adults, with a close inspection of issues pertaining to African-American males. It deals with many issues that we find prevelant today such as death, religion, teen pregnancy, drugs...issues that are permeated throughout our society that really need paying attention to...
Personally, this collection of short storie
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Tony Lindsay is the author of seven novels; One Dead Preacher, Street Possession, Chasin’ It, Urban Affair, One Dead Lawyer, More Boy than Girl, One Dead Doctor and four short story collections titled Pieces of the Hole, Fat from Papa’s Head, Love, Lust, and Addiction, and Almost Grown. He has published book critiques and reviews for Black Issue’s Book Review. He was a contributor to the anthologi ...more
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