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Understand This (California Fiction)

Jervey Tervalon, Richard Yarborough (Foreword by)


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Jervey Tervalon's novel about young people in South Central Los Angeles grows out of his experience teaching in a high school there and his pain at the death of one of his favorite students.

University of California Press, 9780520223554, 278pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 2000

About the Author

Jervey Tervalon teaches English at California State University, Los Angeles. His most recent novel is Dead Above Ground (2000).