Sammy's Carol

Sammy's Carol

by David T. Boyd, Rolf Wolff

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Overview

Sammy’s Carol is about an African-American man named Samuel M. Wade, Jr. who shares his story of how Christmas became a special “anniversary” where he learned important lessons regarding manhood, dignity and pride. As a teenager he was conflicted about his use of the N-word and how it affected his relationship with his peers, but through the guidance of a few caring “visitors” on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1997, Samuel was challenged to re-examine his life in order to gain a new perspective on what it means to be young, gifted and black.

Inspired by A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Sammy’s Carol is a work of fiction by David T. Boyd.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014020626
Publisher: Another Shore Press, LLC
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 136 KB

About the Author

David T. Boyd was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, but now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Sammy’s Carol is his third release. Mr. Boyd graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in Chicago, received his Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY Empire State College and has completed his MFA in Creative Writing at The City College of New York. Besides writing, David loves to exercise, discuss politics and tell everyone why Chicago is the center of the universe. Be sure to visit his website - www.davidtboyd.com.

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