Crutches

Crutches After dinner Vivian makes an announcement that shocks everyone It was an emotional bomb for her two sons Robin and Little Von It was particularly devastating for Robin a struggling teenager trying

  • Title: Crutches
  • Author: Jevon E. Thompson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • After dinner, Vivian makes an announcement that shocks everyone It was an emotional bomb for her two sons, Robin and Little Von It was particularly devastating for Robin, a struggling teenager trying to find his way After giving in to her alcoholism for years, Vivian comes to a conclusion a borrowed conclusion She has to make a personal stand now With no ideas left ofAfter dinner, Vivian makes an announcement that shocks everyone It was an emotional bomb for her two sons, Robin and Little Von It was particularly devastating for Robin, a struggling teenager trying to find his way After giving in to her alcoholism for years, Vivian comes to a conclusion a borrowed conclusion She has to make a personal stand now With no ideas left of her own, and without the false comfort of illusion, she embraces the echo s of her parents, well wishers, and even her drinking buddies who seem less effected by their drinking Everyone has offered the same wisdom She has to fight for her self respect and pull herself up by her boot straps while there is still time This, she feels, can t be done while living with her parents, Elderiah and Jessie Rose s, in their comfortable middle class home She knows they will care for the boys while she s out drinking However, the responsibility wasn t theirs Without the constant glare of it staring back at her, the recurring binging, arguing, being sick, followed by slow recovery periods, would never change the self loathing she felt now With tears and the burden of her shame, Vivian lays out her bold plan to recapture life They are moving She has found an apartment in the Frederick Douglass projects Little Von, 5, is frighten by the prospect of living away from the security of his grandparent s quiet tree lined neighborhood Robin, on the other hands, is terrified He has many friends who live in the Freddy Despite being a black family moving to a black housing project, he knows they have no idea how to live in the tumultuous world of project survival a way of life he and his brother have been sheltered from The rules of living would be completely different Their survival will depend on learning those rules quickly This is the 1957 story of what happens to Vivian and her two boys as they fight to keep their family together in the Frederick Douglass projects.

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    1. Bio Jevon E ThompsonMorristown NJ native, Jevon E Thompson earned his B.A in Psychology from Milton WI He is an internationally known motivational speaker throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands In the 1970 s as a musician, he did an apprenticeship with the Duke Ellington Band, drummed with Blues Handy Award winner Luther Allison and later taught English.In the 1980 s, he made guest appearances on ABCs All My Children, and an WLS TV Oprah Winfrey special with Michael Jordan produced by Charlotte Kopp Jevon s first novel, Crutches, is the 1957 story of a black middle class family struggling to stay together Vivian and her two sons, Robin and Little Von, move to the Frederick Douglass projects for a new start in However, they have idea of how to survive life in the projects.In his typical style of telling stories with tragic honesty and humor, Jevon s second novel The War Of Heaven and Earth, is the story of two powerful volunteer angels who manifest as black people to aid Earth s humanity escape the plight planned for them by the dark fallen angels Baal, Lucifer and Saat An.

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