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In his first novel, he picks a love story that takes place in a
crimogenic community, a reality across America. He brings to bear his
socio-economic and political knowledge, brilliantly intertwining history
to paint a love story - one that is not traditional - but is as
prevalent as those seen on the big screen.
interests in this book "Concrete Roses" are so palpable that one can
close their eyes and experience complex emotions that are masterfully
described by the author, and even become emotionally trapped in the
tapestry of the characters - cheering on some - while simultaneously
seeking the demise of others - for in these characters the reader will
identify bits and pieces of themselves.
Le'Taxione has arrived and now challenges the format and functionality
of the novel - as written historically - and introduces us to a new
brand of writing - a new prism through which we view and measure
- Carter Wynn, Author
connections - relationships - are essential for recovery from the
trauma caused by violence in the home, on the streets, or resulting from
racism or oppression. Le'Taxione was nurtured by the relationships
forged with other members of the Diamond Boys, and those relationships
made possible his journey towards wholeness."
- Barbara Bennet, PhD