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Driven: When You Can't Take Anything Else

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  111 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
What happens when an unseen tragedy occurs? Life begins to unravel and skeletons begin to leap out the closet - as in the case of Nasir, a young man haunted by his past and torn between street life and fatherhood. Forget the fact that his Baby Momma is going ballistic! What about his jump-offs and his new fling that is DRIVEN to the point of no return? Watch how Nasir's mo ...more
Paperback, 241 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Urban Books (first published 2004)
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Tracia Johnson
Oct 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Nardsbaby Reader
Jan 06, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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....


Here we meet Nasir, the product of a Hustler/Pimp and his m
Eva Leger
Dec 10, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Aug 18, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Sep 08, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nothing good can happen when a man has more than one girl
Feb 09, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this was a good book.........though i found my self predicting it the whole way through it. this book is almost a must read
May 22, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Dec 03, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: no one in particular
Recommended to Valerie by: gifted
In my opinion, this was slow compared to other books I have read.
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