The Willow TreeBook - 2007
'A major American novelist of a stature with William Burroughs and Joseph Heller.' - Los Angeles Times
Bobby is young and black. Barely a teenager, he is old beyond his years. The best thing in Bobby's life is Maria, his Hispanic girlfriend.
However, their lives are irrevocably shattered when a vicious Hispanic street gang attack the couple. When Bobby's bruised and bloodied body is discovered by Moishe, an aged concentration camp survivor, an unlikely friendship begins. As Moishe slowly, painfully reveals his own tragic story, Bobby struggles angrily with his desperate need for revenge.