Ghost Train Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

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Ghost Train stands apart from Mowry's other works published so far by incorporating ghosts into its plot. Mowry's first book Rats in the Trees consists of short stories about a teenage gang's life in a small area of Oakland. Way Past Cool (please see separate entry), Mowry's most acclaimed book, portrays the culture of a gang of young adults, with the title referring to the unruffled way the gang members are expected to face danger. Six Out Seven may be somewhat autobiographical, telling as it does about a young African American who flees Mississippi only to find racism in Oakland.Babylon Boyz tells of young adults discovering a cache of cocaine and of their struggle to decide whether to sell it and use the money to better their lives or to destroy it so that it will not further poison a neighborhood already hurt by drug abuse. In...

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