On the eve of this thirty-fifth birthday, the unnamed black narrator of Man Gone Down finds himself broke, estranged from his white wife and three children, and living in the bedroom of a friend's six-year-old child. He has four days to come up with the money to keep his kids in school and make a down payment on an apartment for them to live in. As we slip between his childhood in inner city Boston and present-day New York City, we discover a life marked by abuse, abandonment, raging alcoholism, and the best and worst ...

Man Gone Down 2009, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848872431



Man Gone Down 2007, Grove Press, Black Cat, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802170293

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