The Young and Violent Author:Vin Packer A shiv in your side, a rock in your head, a straight-edge razor in your guts... Expect to get hurt when you hit upper Park Ave, where the asphalt battleground and the violence begins. They rumble here in teenaged armies, in warrior gangs like Kings of the Earth who rule this turf- and would murder to protect one block of concrete wilderness. G... more »ober Gonzalves rules the Kings of the Earth. He is seventeen and he is planning a rumble- over a girl he no longer cares for.
But Gober has face to save, so he will lead his warriors into battle, armed with iron pipes and ball bats, to fight and bleed in some vacant parking lot a midnight- and perhaps sprawl in the dirt with bullets in their brains. For this is the way of the asphalt battleground- the way of survival of the young and violent.« less