A 14-year-old boy's powerful, eloquent, and heartening memoir of how he survived abusive parents, made school and the New York streets his refuge, and finally found a genuine family--only to be confronted with the ultimate challenge of AIDS. An inspiring book recounting a young person's personal story of rising above the worst terrors of a troubled time.

A Rock and a Hard Place: One Boy's Truimphant Story 1993, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780517595015

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