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Darin Harmon and John Williams have been best friends forever. Darin wanted to be a football player while John wanted to go into music. As John becomes more successful, Darin begins to act as his manager. When Darin is injured, he joins John on a fulltime basis.
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At first things are good, but eventually Darin can't keep up with John's wild antics. John begins to smoke weed and sleep with lots of women. John, or Loverboy as he is more commonly known, is also dealing with the fact that his mother does not approve of his profession. She feels that he should be singing in the church. Also, she refuses to tell John who his father is. Eventually he discovers that his father is a minister. John becomes very disturbed.

Darin and John begin to grow apart. John begins to exhibit even more reckless behavior while Darin starts to yearn for a different lifestyle, away from John.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Life of a profession:    -   musician Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father (or standin) Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   musician Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)


United States    -   Yes

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