Sometimes the End is the Beginning
This story is about two people that have crossed paths a thousand times but have never met. Ty, who walks with his head down. Quietly goes through life not wanting or needing to make friends. He feels that he has no value. The other, Sam, confidently walks with his chin up, eyes wide open, but blind to world around him. In the strangest of circumstances these two met. Ty saves Sam’s life from being killed by a group of racist thugs. As Ty brings Sam back to his father’s house for medical attention, their friendship begins. At first glance, you would think that they had more differences than similarities. Ultimately, as they became better to best friends, their lives became intertwined. Their differences became strengths and made them better people. They learned about each others family, history, culture, religion, and protected one another as only a brother would. They became, Brothers. What brought them close was music. Ty, who was a master at making beats and music. Sam had a way with words. Together, they used these talents to tell the world a story and other people’s stories that wanted to but didn’t know how. Ultimately, Ty learned to lift his chin and see a better world, one that he wants to be part of and becomes part of. Sam’s eyes still wide open, but saw the world more clearly. This novel takes you on a journey with poetry and the telling a story of two boys from different worlds that find themselves saving one another’s life,having each others back in altercations , dealing with prejudice and discrimination, being locked up in detention for a crime they had no part of, and learning that race, economics, and religion is no reason to ignore another. Without even trying, they made the world a better place. People saw the friendship of two teens from different worlds and it motivated them to be better.
Format: 6 x 9 Black & White Paperback, 142 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jun 30, 2019)
Genre: FICTION / Coming of Age