YA-alfabet: X

op 11 juni 2018 door

Een nieuwe week dus een nieuwe letter. Vandaag is de letter X aan de beurt. Elke week doen we YA boeken met een titel met een bepaalde letter. Ken jij nog leuke YA boeken met deze letter? Laat het weten in de reactie!

x - Ilyasah Shabazz

I am Malcolm. 
I am my father’s son. But to be my father’s son means that they will always come for me. 
They will always come for me, and I will always succumb.

Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that's nothing but a pack of lies—after all, his father's been murdered, his mother's been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There’s no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy suits, jazz, girls, and reefer.

But Malcolm’s efforts to leave the past behind lead him into increasingly dangerous territory when what starts as some small-time hustling quickly spins out of control. Deep down, he knows that the freedom he’s found is only an illusion—and that he can't run forever.



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