Lorenzo Carcaterra looks back into his childhood in hell's kitchen and the experience that forever changed him and his three friends. After stealing a hotdog cart and pushing it down the stairway of a subway station, the boys recieve a considerable sentence in prison. There the boys suffer sexual abuse at the hands of the corrections officers. Years later the boys murder one officer and force the other officer tell the story of the sexual abuse he inflicted on the boys in court. This is a disturbing novel that leaves the reader saddened and angry at the abuse suffered by these young boys.
This report prepared by Daniela Lo Presti