Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri

Ghetto Cowboy

G. Neri with Jesse Joshua Watson (Illustrator)

218 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens sports emotional fast-paced


Soon to be a feature film starring Idris Elba A street-smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what's right-the Cowboy Way. When Cole's mom dumps him in the mean streets of Philadelphia to live with the dad he's never met, the last ...

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inspiring 75%
hopeful 50%
informative 50%
adventurous 25%
emotional 25%
lighthearted 25%
reflective 25%


fast 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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