Kelly A. Tanner said... 9
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March 31, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Congratulations. This is one memoir that you will never quite forget! I will be sending you an email in just a few minutes -please respond within 48 hours with your full name and the email address where you want the E-Book sent and I will forward it to the person who will be emailing it to you.
“The rich and the poor create their own laws. The middle class is
confined by laws.”
Sometimes fact is stranger then fiction. That is definitely the case with this book. I can’t even contemplate growing up as this person did. A mother, who was a white Jew and determined to live the way she wanted. His father was a African American man, who only came around to beat up on him if he did something wrong. As if the normal trials and tribulations of growing up in the worst neighborhoods, always hungry, hanging out with gang members, getting into plenty of trouble and missing his father wasn’t enough; his mother was larcenous to her very soul and taught her son to be the same way. His sister managed to escape by going to college. The people he grew up around were the outcasts of society back then-but he worshipped them for the attention he was given. No matter how I tried I could not dislike the mother—even at the very end when something is revealed that you absolutely will not believe!!
Although I had to read this book as a PDF on my computer, which for me is not the easiest, I enjoyed this tale and suggest that you go pick up a copy and read it for yourself. It is a real eye opener.
About the Book:
Set in 1960's Chicago, Keith, an African-American, lived with his white and single Jewish mother. Rather than getting an ordinary day job, his mother Anita finds herself involved in various intellectual crimes. These include mail fraud, bank fraud, stealing university marijuana, running bicycle theft ring, and most notably, art forgery.
His mother established a membership-based circle where customers would pay a fee to have access to her forged Picasso's and Rembrandt's each month.
For a while, Keith worked alongside his mother, but as he got older, he decided it wasn't for him and he's since changed his ways. Forgery of the Month Clubis both a tribute to his mother, and a personal coming-of-age tale.
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