Little Boy Blue by Edward Bunker

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The coming-of-age story of a young hoodlum follows the life of Alex Hamilton as he careens between well meaning but exhausted social workers, cruel authority figures, and his criminally minded peers, in a reissue of the author's first novel. 25,000 first printing."
 

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"Bunker shoots straight--his direct and transparent prose captures the primacy of violence that defines life in the slammer...Bunker clearly articulates the code of prison life and the pathology of the career criminal in raw, muscular prose."--Kirkus Reviews"The best first-person crime novel I've ever read."--Quentin Tarantino on NO BEAST SO FIERCE
 
Published August 15, 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin. 324 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Especially if you're like young Alex Hamilton--a problem child who's thrown out of numerous military schools and foster homes while his father struggles to find work in post-Depression California.

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But Alex runs away from the home after attacking the woman who runs it, and his luck continues to be bad when his father dies in an auto accident.

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