By Alex Abramovich
The strong account of 1 writer's not going friendship along with his youth bully, now the president of a bike membership in a single of America's most deadly cities.
Once upon a time, Alex Abramovich and Trevor Latham have been mortal enemies: miniature outlaws in a protracted Island effortless institution, forever at every one other's throats. Then they misplaced tune of one another. a long time later, after they met back, Abramovich used to be a author and Latham had develop into President of the East Bay Rats, a bike membership in Oakland.
In 2010, Abramovich moved to California to immerse himself in Latham's international - considered one of struggle golf equipment, booze-filled nights, and beat-downs at the city's streets. yet harmful, dysfunctional Oakland was once additionally turning into one in every of America's such a lot quickly gentrifying towns, and the questions Abramovich had arrived with have been thrown into brutal reduction: How will we reside with the weight of violence? How can we conquer it? Do we triumph over it?
As Trevor, the Rats, and the town they stay in careen among crises and moments of renaissance, Abramovich explores problems with friendship, family members, background, and future - and appears at what occurs while these issues fail. Bullies is right now a bright, visceral narrative of an strange friendship and an incisive portrait of an attractive, bad urban.
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