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A young boy is abandoned on the streets of Lima, Peru. What follows is a terrifyingly real journey through his life of struggle. Starting at the lowest rung, he slowly rises through the ladder of crime, always on the outside looking in at the life of privilege that is forever denied him.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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