Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises
by Miles Marshall Lewis
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2004
List Price: $14.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 250
Imprint: Akashic Books
Publisher: Akashic Books
Parent Company: Akashic Books
?Lewis has composed an observant and urban B-boy’s rites of passage . . . a hiphop bildungsroman told in prose full of buoyancy and bounce.”?Greg Tate, author of Flyboy in the Buttermilk
Scars of the Soul is a confessional, stylistic account (in the Joan Didion tradition) of coming-of-age in the Bronx alongside the birth and evolution of hip-hop culture.
Miles Marshall Lewis was born in the Bronx in 1970 and currently lives in Manhattan. He is a former editor of Vibe and XXL, and his work has been published in The Nation, The Source, the Village Voice, Rolling Stone, Essence and other magazines. He holds a B.A. in sociology from Morehouse College and studied at the Fordham University School of Law.
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