The Nickel Boys

a Novel
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Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood [Curtis] is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South of the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called the Nickel…

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