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A Brooklyn Boy's Stories: True Short Stories

Louis S. Borek

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ISBN 10: 1484884752 / ISBN 13: 9781484884751
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: A Brooklyn Boy's Stories: True Short Stories

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1.

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IMAGINE YOURSELF BEING BORN IN BROOKLYN. Louis Borek is a typical American, born and raised in a rough section of Brooklyn, (East New York) in the 1940s. He tells short stories of his exciting experiences growing up on the streets. Highlighting the many ways, children improvised with inexpensive games, his continuous and resourceful ways to earn money, and love for family. His willpower to adapt to the gradual neighborhood change from predominately Italian, Jewish and Irish, to Negros and Puerto Ricans. Louis articulates involvements with block busting realtors, street gangs, encounters with the law, street brawls and members of the mob, along with the good times. He describes the vulnerabilities on construction jobs, the loss of friends and the heartaches of owning a construction company while dealing with greedy clients and the powerful unions. Many stories are hilarious while some are heartbreaking. Every story is true. Enjoy reading A Brooklyn Boy's Stories.

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About The Author Louis Borek is a regular guy who lives in Niceville Fl. with his gorgeous wife. He has been in the construction business most of his life. He grew up on the streets of Brooklyn,N.Y. Lou enjoys sharing true-life stories and adds humor to coincide with his personality.

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