A. Robert Allen
ASIN: B01JHKC5JW
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 248

A former slave gets his dream job working on the bridge project, but finds himself at war with the gangs of Irishtown. Will the corrupt Metropolitan Police save or sacrifice him? ˃˃˃ 1863 Weeksville, Brooklyn: The free Black community of Weeksville becomes home to an unusually small boy and his mother who fled Manhattan during New York’s Draft Riots. When his mother succumbs to her injuries, the boy swears revenge against everyone and everything that contributed to her death. His diminutive size and acrobatic climbing abilities make him a spectacle to behold, while his awkward social habits make him an outcast to everyone in Weeksville, except the adopted family he swears to protect. When his stepbrother is attacked, the boy becomes embroiled in a battle between the Irish Gangs and Whiskey Kings of Irishtown while the corrupt Metropolitan Police sit on the sidelines. The ...
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