A Shadow Like A Leopard

A Shadow Like A Leopard

by Myron Levoy
     
 

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Ramon Santiago, a 14-year-old street kid and poet, records his thoughts in a notebook. He is skilled with words and skilled with his knife, when needed. Alone, he wants to join a street gang to be macho, but to prove himself, he must rob an elderly artist down on his luck, Arnold Glasser. Glasser, as desperate as Ramon, is unafraid of Ramon's knife.

In A Shadow

Overview

Ramon Santiago, a 14-year-old street kid and poet, records his thoughts in a notebook. He is skilled with words and skilled with his knife, when needed. Alone, he wants to join a street gang to be macho, but to prove himself, he must rob an elderly artist down on his luck, Arnold Glasser. Glasser, as desperate as Ramon, is unafraid of Ramon's knife.

In A Shadow Like A Leopard, an unorthodox friendship grows between them. But the gang is just a step behind Ramon, demanding loyalty above all else.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595093557
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Myron Levoy was born and raised in New York City, where many of his stories take place. His young adult novels frequently depict outsiders—often with humor—searching for identity and connections, with growing insight into their own true selves. Works include “Alan and Naomi,” “A Shadow Like a Leopard,” “Three Friends,” “Pictures of Adam,” and “Kelly ’n’ Me.”

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