Within the concrete jungle of New York City, four seniors in high school try to persevere through an urban atmosphere made up of crime, abuse, and neglect, as they attempt to figure out life and succeed in the process.
Yvonne struggles with her family’s domestic violence, as well as with her ties to a female gang, as she figures out what to do after graduation. Marlon, who aggressively suffers from Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, tries to straighten up and avoid going back to prison in spite of when his behavior leads him out of control. Treyshawn moves to start a music career while dealing with a family broken from incarceration and addiction, as he follows down the same path through his own illicit activities. And Tonya, a young parent, struggles to graduate and pursue her dreams in spite of having no support and dealing with circumstances that could bring catastrophe for both her and her child.
Gripping, provocative, and even funny, Product Of The Environment will make you contemplate the lives of young adults as they come of age within the unforgiving inner cities of America.
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About the Author
Shawn Hicks is the C.E.O. and President of Brok'n English Publications, with the goal of providing a medium for telling his literary works. He received his A.A.S in Video Arts from Borough of Manhattan Community College, and he's currently recieving is B.A. from Brooklyn College for Television & Radio, and Film Studies. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Along with publishing, BEP has created a subsidiary company called Brok'n TV, with the intention to develop and produce television and internet content.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The book Product of The Environment by Shawn Hicks is an excellent read! The book explores serious teen issues (drugs, gang, poverty, abuse, alcohol, etc) in an informative, hilarious and entertaining fashion. The fashion styles made the book an excellent read; as well as, fun! I highly recommend this book! The author did a superb job and is worth following! Enjoy!!