Everybody's Son

Everybody's Son

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2017
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During a terrible heat wave in 1991, the worst in a decade, ten-year-old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects, alone, for seven days, without air conditioning or a fan. With no electricity, the refrigerator and lights do not work. Hot, hungry, and desperate, Anton shatters a window and climbs out. Cutting his leg on the broken glass, he is covered in blood when the police find him. Juanita, his mother, is discovered in a crack house less than three blocks away, nearly unconscious and half-naked. When she comes to, she repeatedly asks for her baby boy. She never meant to leave Anton; she went out for a quick hit and was headed right back, until her drug dealer raped her and kept her high. Though the bond between mother and son is extremely strong, Anton is placed with child services while Juanita goes to jail.
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, [2017]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062675842
0062675842
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,rda
9 audio discs (10 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Bloomberg, Josh

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