The Sneakers [NOOK Book]

Overview

Sometimes, the price paid for a pair of shoes is more than money.

Trakaim and Luis are best friends who love sneakers. When they spot the new Air Jordans in the window of the Dr. Jays on Fordham Road their friendship turns into a rivalry when they make a bet on who will be the first to have the new kicks.

Not wanting to look soft, the boys look for ways to hustle the cash ...
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The Sneakers

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Overview

Sometimes, the price paid for a pair of shoes is more than money.

Trakaim and Luis are best friends who love sneakers. When they spot the new Air Jordans in the window of the Dr. Jays on Fordham Road their friendship turns into a rivalry when they make a bet on who will be the first to have the new kicks.

Not wanting to look soft, the boys look for ways to hustle the cash to pay for their shoes. As their quest for the green takes them on two very different roads, the boys learn valuable life lessons worth more than the price of a pair of shoes.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012520647
  • Publisher: SJS DIRECT
  • Publication date: 5/5/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 77 KB

Meet the Author

Shawn James is the author of the novels Isis, The Cassandra Cookbook, The Temptation of John Haynes and the screenplay All About Marilyn. He is also a feature columnist for African-American social media site Onixlink.com. A graduate of Monroe College he’s been writing for over fifteen years. Originally inspired by the $178 Reebok Pump, the Sneakers is a short story he wrote way back in 1991 and revised in 2003 into a multi-chapter novella.
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