Unapologetic and brutally honest, The American Dope Boy is a tale of a teenager who confronts life in it's most ugly form. Based on a true story, The American Dope Boy tells the story of a teenager who ends up selling drugs and learns the hard lessons of life during his journey. Set in the height of the crack epidemic in Memphis TN, you will get a first hand account of how crack had a devastating effect on a family and the collateral damage that followed. Even though the situations were dire at times you will read how the antagonist learned from his many lessons and persevered. The American Dope Boy is also a cautionary tale for youth about the pitfalls of the drug culture and the illusions of what the streets have to offer.