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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:225
  • eBook ISBN:9781450739122

Humdadao of Baltimore

A Father's Heart. A Daughter's Love.

by Donnie Manuel

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Overview
From the cruel hard streets of Baltimore's worst inner city housing projects to a luxuriant penthouse condo in New York City. A gripping tale of one man's struggle to survive in a world where mere survival is the least of one's problems. You will get the chance to view the real world through the eyes of one taught from an early age that few things come easy or free and those that are....most often demand the greatest sacrifice. You'll laugh and you will cry as different characters and personalities interweave their way through his life and come to the fore. The same streets that he left behind and made him the incredible person that he was, now threatened to take it all back...and more! But through it all one thing remains constant....love. Love of a husband for his wife. Love of a father for his daughter. True love. It truly is the greatest bond of all. Come along for a story of a lifetime.
Description
From the cruel hard streets of Baltimore's worst inner city housing projects to a luxuriant penthouse condo in New York City. A gripping tale of one man's struggle to survive in a world where mere survival is the least of one's problems. You will get the chance to view the real world through the eyes of one taught from an early age that few things come easy or free and those that are....most often demand the greatest sacrifice. You'll laugh and you will cry as different characters and personalities interweave their way through his life and come to the fore. The same streets that he left behind and made him the incredible person that he was, now threatened to take it all back...and more! But through it all one thing remains constant....love. Love of a husband for his wife. Love of a father for his daughter. True love. It truly is the greatest bond of all. Come along for a story of a lifetime.
About the author
Donnie Manuel was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been performing practically since birth. At a very early age he would sing for the neighborhood kids and at the age of 9, he sang before his classmates and then over the schools P.A. system for the entire school to hear. He also starred in his elementary school s play Robin Hood in which he played the lead. Donnie won an essay contest at the age of 10, and has been writing ever since. He joined his first band at the age of 18. Donnie has written a number of jingles including one for the Baltimore Orioles called Oriole Ball that was performed live on television and played at Camden Yards. He was twice one of the semi finalist at the prestigious Billie Holiday Vocal Contest held at Center Stage in Baltimore, Md. He has performed at a number of venues throughout Baltimore City Donnie wrote a sports column for the Afro American Newspaper for a number of years, where he was mentored by the great Sam Lacey. He also produced the Small and Minority Business Magazine for the Baltimore Times Newspapers. is started his creative writing juices to flow. Writing short stories and scripts has been a passion of his for some time...thus the saga.... Humdadao .
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