Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

The book is an intimate exploration of urban life in the Bronx, focusing on the struggles of two women, their families, and their community. The narrative delves into the complexities of love, drugs, teenage pregnancy, and poverty, offering a raw and unflinching portrayal of the American underclass. It reveals the cycles of disadvantage and the impact of societal neglect on marginalized communities.

The 9569th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 27

Since this book was first published in 2003, there is a penalty of 46.4%. The age adjusted score is 14.47.

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