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“ They had pulled me from the hemorrhaging, dying body of my mother and turned me over to the care of the man who was not my father. He had taken me home to their tiny apartment above the old hardware store and done what little he knew to take care of me. It took less than six weeks for him to realize his mistake. Maybe even less than six hours, but he never abandoned me. He clung to me as though I was the last remnant of some great and powerful love. And that gave me hope that maybe my mother w ...more ”
“ Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveler. Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity. Where one city will rise a certain individual to glory, it will destroy another who is not suited to its personality. Only through travel can we know where we belong or not, where we are loved and where we are rejected. ”
[close] This is a book group for all members of the New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens Facebook group. It stems from a discussion on the best urban and transit literature, and will act as a space for discourse on all things Urban.
47 members, last active 3 years ago
A fledgling book club focused on urban fantasy and general fantasy.
[close] A fledgling book club focused on urban fantasy and general fantasy.
3 members, last active 5 years ago
[close] this group is for those who want to discuss urban books related to violence, guns, romance, suspense, or any other genre related to the African-American life in dealing with the dangers and struggles that people face everyday.
2 members, last active 7 years ago
Urban fiction & AA authors. This group will feature the urban authors from Flint, Michigan but i…more
[close] Urban fiction & AA authors. This group will feature the urban authors from Flint, Michigan but is an open forum to compare and discuss. [Photo Taken by Celebrity Photographer Daniel Green via Writers Block FB page.]
131 members, last active 3 years ago