|Plot Summary of True To The Game|
|"Gena is a nineteen year old girl living in the projects of Philly. Streetwise and beautiful, Gena has learned at a young age to use her natural born talents to acquire the things she needs in life. Gena has learned that money and power are hot commodities in the rough and tumble streets of Philly. Although Gena doesn't work she is able to wear the finest clothes, spend money like its water and party all the time
through the men that she dates.
When Gena meets Quadir, a charismatic drug lord, she is immediately attracted to his status and wealth. Gena loves the fact that Quadir owns the streets of Philly. As Gena and Quadir begin to fall in love, Quadir shares his deepest desires with Gena. Someday, he tells her, he wants to be a dentist and live a legit life. He explains that he got into the drug business in order to support his desitute family. Quadir proposes to Gena (who happily accepts) and tells her that due to all the money he has stashed he is already a millionaire many times over. He has decided to go legit and leave the drug business. As Gena and Quadir prepare to make a life together tragedy strikes, forcing Gena to reevaluate her life and her future. "
Sandra Calhoune, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of True To The Game|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a criminal (definitely)
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- dirty, grimy (like New York)
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of hetero sex
- descript. of female anat. (the big B's)
Lot of foul language?
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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