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White Magic Taisha Rucker

White Magic

Taisha Rucker

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ISBN : 9780615681047
Paperback
121 pages
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In 1987 Chicago, seventeen-year-old Aria Lechelle Lucas has just received a full academic scholarship to the University of Michigan. This is her ticket out of the Cabrini-Green Housing Development, a project marred by gangs and violence, and labeledMoreIn 1987 Chicago, seventeen-year-old Aria Lechelle Lucas has just received a full academic scholarship to the University of Michigan. This is her ticket out of the Cabrini-Green Housing Development, a project marred by gangs and violence, and labeled as the worst project in America. But in Arias world, she sees only haves and have-nots. The haves are white. The have-nots are black.As she struggles with her fathers murder, her mothers alcoholism, and her boyfriends transformation from a stellar student and star athlete to a drug dealer, she grows desperate to get some of, what she calls, the white magic, believing it is the secret to happiness. So when her half-sister is kidnapped, Aria must risk her life to uncover the real secret to happiness in order to save her sister, herself, and the ones she loves.