By Morrison Phelps
Based on a long time of training incarcerated childrens, writer Morrison Phelps provides an extraordinary glimpse into the lives of younger felons and the adults who supervise them. instructed from “inside the fence,” Bluebird tune facilities on 5 unforgettable characters whose interplay is marked by way of darkish drama, secret, mounting pressure and humor that levels from refined to ribald. those tale components culminate in a fateful coup de grâce that would depart a few readers with a feeling of unhappiness and resignation, whereas others will locate wish and notion.
The surroundings is the Pacific Northwest the place Cedar Grove Correctional Facility for Boys (not an exact position) operates a faculty for the inmates. one of the college there’s a veteran instructor who some time past used to be a tender idealist. yet now burned-out and disaffected he’s given up on “these dead-end kids.” strangely, he reports a metamorphosis of angle with the arriving of a brand new boy who turns out to have a mysterious goal for being one of the others.
Artfully crafted, Bluebird track is either heartwarming and tragic because it captures the power, humor, innovations, edgy habit and expressions of incarcerated youth.
Themes contain: coming of age, betrayal, concern of religion and a standpoint on near-death reports that provides a distinction to present popular culture books concerning the hereafter.
WRITTEN FOR grownup READERS, MATURE teens will also BE CAPTIVATED by means of THIS REVEALING investigate THE LIVES OF SO-CALLED "BAD BOYS" AS THEY DO THEIR TIME.
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