Who Am I Without Him?: Short Stories about Girls and the Boys in Their Lives

Sharon G. Flake, Author
Sharon G. Flake, Author Jump at the Sun $15.99 (168p) ISBN 978-0-7868-0693-5
Reviewed on: 05/01/2004
Release date: 04/01/2004
Compilations of short stories and actual interviews lay bare teenage trials. Sharon G. Flake (The Skin I'm In) offers 10 portraits of teens and their romantic struggles in Who Am I Without Him? A girl gets a surprise response when she writes to a magazine advice column in ""Wanted: A Thug,"" while a boy robs a house to be able to afford to take a girl to the prom in ""Don't Be Disrespecting Me."" The often-painful stories paint believable pictures of urban teens from a variety of backgrounds. .
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