Jervey Tervalon's novel about young people in South Central Los Angeles grows out of his experience teaching in a high school there and his pain at the death of one of his favorite students.
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(210mm x 133mm x 16mm)
University of California Press
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Author Biography - Jervey Tervalon
Jervey Tervalon teaches English at California State University, Los Angeles. His most recent novel is Dead Above Ground (2000).