Show and Prove

Show and Prove

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The summer of 1983 was the summer hip-hop proved its staying power. The South Bronx is steeped in Reaganomics, war in the Middle East, and the twin epidemics of crack and AIDS, but Raymond "Smiles" King and Guillermo "Nike" Vega have more immediate concerns.
Smiles was supposed to be the assistant crew chief at his summer camp, but the director chose Cookie Camacho instead, kicking off a summer-long rivalry. Meanwhile, the aspiring b-boy Nike has set his wandering eye on Sara, the sweet yet sassy new camp counselor, as well as top prize at a breakdancing competition downtown. The two friends have been drifting apart ever since Smiles got a scholarship to a fancy private school, and this summer the air is heavy with postponed decisions that will finally be made.
Raw and poignant, this is a story of music, urban plight, and racial tension that's as relevant today as it was in 1983.

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  • ISBN 13: 9780375947070
  • ISBN 10: 0375947078
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  • Language: English
  • Pages: 352
  • Size: 8.53" l x 5.74" w x 1.16" h

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