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TACO - A Brooklyn Tale [Kindle Edition]

John E. DeJesus
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Book Description

Taco is a book about a young Puerto Rican boy growing up in Brooklyn, NY. It is about survival, about growing where you are planted, a book about realizing goals and dreams, about family and those you love and love you in return.

Editorial Reviews


The book was excellent. I could not put it down. I read it several times... Nancy S
The book was great. TACO made me laugh and smile... Idalia O.
A yummy, yummy read. Made me wish there were more... Nady O.

From the Author

What is your inspiration and passion for writing?
            Honestly, there has always been a writer within me. In school, the teachers would ask me to write less because I always wrote a paragraph, when a line or two would suffice. So it's been bubbling up inside me. I just decided to let the proverbial "genie" out of the bottle. I started about four years ago writing screenplays. This is my first foray into writing a book. It's been quite a journey.

Product Details

  • File Size: 305 KB
  • Print Length: 164 pages
  • Publisher: John E. DeJesus; First Edition edition (January 30, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00403N2HG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,106,888 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic! August 9, 2011
By Tom S
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
This book was wonderfully written. The author brings you into the characters and life on the street with unsurpassed imagery and artful language. You know these people, you share all of their emotions. You're on the street with Taco and his "family" --a wide range of characters who surround the kids to protect and love them. An amzazing read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great story, told beautifully. February 15, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
When I sat down to read Taco, I had no idea that I would not put it down until I was done. The book is a series of stories about a young Puerto Rico boy growing up in Brooklyn. The story is set in the 1970's and is told with an endearing innocence. Taco took me on an emotinal roller-coaster ride. One minute I was laughing. The next, I was angry or sad. I enjoyed that it was a quick read,but not quickly forgotten. Kudos to John E DeJesus, for telling such a compelling story, beautifully.
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More About the Author

John E. DeJesus is a writer who was born in Puerto Rico, grew up in Brooklyn, New York and lives in New Jersey. He is working on his fourth screenplay and his second book. John E. DeJesus has been writing since he was ten years old, although he started writing professionally four years ago. Remember, you're never too old to start something new!


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