Understand This (California Fiction) (Paperback)

By Jervey Tervalon, Richard Yarborough (Foreword by)

University of California Press, 9780520223554, 278pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 2000

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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.

About the Author

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