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Bishop; a story by Miz

Vaughan, Willie "Oh"

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ISBN 10: 0976444607 / ISBN 13: 9780976444602
Published by Pen Cushion Publishers, New York, 3004
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266p., signed and inscribed by the African American author ("Miz & Oh!"), wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 161449

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Title: Bishop; a story by Miz

Publisher: Pen Cushion Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 3004

Binding: Trade Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Bishop, born Richard Timothy Brown, Jr. is the son of a pastor and a humble school teacher. Their household emphasized good morals and lived by the word of GOD. The Browns faced a financial problem when his mother was laid off. Losing their house, they were forced to move into the notorious Fort Greene projects in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up a church boy in the projects surrounded by drugs and the thugs, Richard had no friends. Until he met Kendu, a young fly kid from the streets who accepted him for who he was and they became inseparable like brothers. Bishop seen love for the first time when he was approached by Lisa, the baddest chick from the pj's. The young couple shared an unconditional love and unbreakable bond. Bishop's life takes a dramatic turn when Kendu is gunned down by one of Shameek's ruthless soldiers. Not only is Shameek a vicious thug, but he is also the jealous raged ex-boyfriend of Lisa. Now Bishop is forced to avenge his best friend's death, while struggling with his morality. To kill is a sin, but he must protect himself and his family by any means necessary. What will The Bishop do? This is an invitation for all readers to take a walk through one of New York's illest boruoghs and indulge into a life of loyalty,faith, love,murder, and mayhem...

About the Author:

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York MIZ had a vivid life. At the age of 17, MIZ was incarcerated and is still incarcerated 17 years later. With the dreadful time he has been serving, sent from one maximum state prisons to another he has grown to become a man. Despite spending his teen and twenty years behind bars, his future is a vision of freedom and a plan to become successful.While awaiting his day of release MIZ has been very busy, completing every program the state penitentiary could offer. This is how the aspiring author began his journey of becoming a successful writer. With the love and support from his family, one particular cousin of MIZ has been writing him since he could write and driving upstate to weekend visits since he could drive, OH has become MIZ's eyes and ears to freedom. Also born and raised in Brooklyn, New York OH had a pretty vivid life as well. Learning from his cousin MIZ, his brother and a few other cousins and uncles mistakes, OH stayed in school. Getting everything he wanted from his parents for graduating from High School as well as college while awaiting his dream of becoming a rap superstar. Then reality had hit. Growing up in the hood OH lost six friends to guns in a six block radius. At the time he realized his parents were struggling even though they gave him the world, no jobs came after graduation and he embedded the saying of many successful people, ITS NOT WHAT YOU KNOW- IT S WHO YOU KNOW. With that being, only people OH knew were hustlers so he began hustling but still yet humble. Granted his freedom of no criminal record OH was still for filling his dream in the music industry and was open minded about a legitimate way to living lavish and having success. That is when MIZ decided to print the debut novel BISHOP and partner up with his younger cousin OH and establish PEN CUSHION PUBLISHING.

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