Riverhead Hardcover, Hardcover, 9781594489570, 272pp.
Publication Date: October 4, 2007
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Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt discovered early in their friendship that they shared a disturbing trait: as children, they navigated dangerous inner-city life without a father's guidance. In spite of this, they escaped delinquency and crime to form the Pact, dedicated to putting themselves on the road to success. Now, the Three Doctors make a new promise: to set aside their resentment, and rebuild the relationships with their fathers men they barely recognize. Told in alternating voices between father and son, "The Bond" explores the hard lessons of growing up without a father and suggests ways to stem the tide of fatherlessness in communities across the country. Honest, brave, and poignant, "The Bond" is a book for every child and every family.