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Sleepers Read & Download ↠ 100 ✓ [Reading] ➶ Sleepers By Lorenzo Carcaterra – Sleeper collo 1 out of town hit man who spends the night after a local contract is completed 2 A juvenile sentenced to serve any period longer than nine months in a state managed facilityThis is the s Sleeper collo out of town hit man who Horribly wrong And the four find themselves facing a year's imprisonment in the Wilkinson Home for Boys The oldest of them is fifteen the youngest twelve What happens to them over the course of that year brutal beatings unimaginable humiliation will change their lives forever Years later one becomes a lawyer One a reporter And two have grown up to be murderers professional hit men For all of them the pain and fear of Wilkinson still rages within Only one thing can erase it Revenge To exact it they will twist the legal system Commandeer the courtroom for their agenda Use the wiles they observed on the streets the violence th. Jar of Death Pick #36Reading Rush A book that inspired a movie you've already seenSleepers is a movie that I've never really heard anyone talk about I'm the only person I know who has seen it And the only reason I watched it was because Brad RenfroRIP was in it Ive discussed the huge crush I had growing up on Brad Renfro I've seen every movie he was ever in I feel like I need to rewatch the movie now because back when I originally watched when I was 16 I thought it was boring but after reading this book there is no way that the movie could be as boring as my teenage self thought Sleepers is the true story of the author's harrowing time spent in a juvenile detention centerprison for kids and the horrific abuse suffered there I could not put this book down It was taut exciting compelling and heartbreaking This book put my emotions through the ringer Now I am aware of the controversy surrounding this book It has been alleged that the author Lorenzo Carcaterra didn't experience these things but instead it was a friends story Nobody denies the story actually happened what is in dispute is who it happened to My thoughts on the matter are that it doesn't matter a lot to me if Lorenzo Carcaterrawith permission told some else's story because I think this story needed to be told and no one connected to it wanted to be identified Sleepers is a brutal story No child should ever have to experience the horrific abuse suffered by the people in this book Mr Carcaterra is a brilliant writer who told a gripping story of friendship loyalty betrayal courage and revenge I recommend Sleepers with all of my heart A Must Read

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Ey learned at Wilkinson If they get caught this time they only have one thing left to lose their livesSLEEPERS is the extraordinary true story of four men who take the law into their own hands It is a searing portrait of a system gone awry and of the people some innocent some not so innocent who must suffer the conseuences At the heart of SLEEPERS is a sensational murder trial that ultimately gives devastating yet exhilarating proof of street justice and truly defines the meaning of loyalty and love between friends Told with great humor and compassion even at its most harrowing SLEEPERS is an unforgettable reading experience. The author Lorenzo Carcaterra in his book Sleepers tells the story as himself reflecting back to when he was a boy growing up in Hell's Kitchen a city in New York in the 1960's and a place he and his three other friends were forced to go to after pulling a stupid prank that almost kills someone This place is a juvenille facility that they soon find out will change their lives forever There they endure unnecessary verbal physical and sexual abuse from the guards that watch themLater as adults two of the friends decide to get revenge when they see one of the guards in a bar This leads to a big trial but the friends feel like they can finally have complete revenge and expose the guardsThere is not a negative thing to be said about this book It definitely amounts to The Count of Monte Criso in the way of revenge The way Carcaterra decribes everythingespecially his life in Hell's Kitchen you really get a sense of what he's like and everything relates to his character as a boy It's not artificial sounding emotional and you feel like you just jump into his world and life; reliving it Everything was tied together well and was never boring I read it in like two days because every chapter was left off perfectly but you couldn't help reading the next few pages and the next not to sound cliche but a total page turnerLorenzo Carcaterra Sleepers

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SleepersSleeper collo out of town hit man who spends the night after a local contract is completedA juvenile sentenced to serve any period longer than nine months in a state managed facilityThis is the story of four young boys Four lifelong friendsIntelligent fun loving wise beyond their years they are inseparable Their potential is unlimited but they are content to live within the closed world of New York City's Hell's Kitchen And to play as many pranks as they can on the denizens of the street They never get caught And they know they never will Until one disastrous summer afternoonOn that day what begins as a harmless scheme goes. Possibly the most disturbing book that I have ever read After I finished it I was fifteen I walked around my house in shock muttering oh my god over and over Originally I had picked it up out of a bookshelf without knowing what it was about so the subject matter was of a surprise than if I had known what to expect I actually feel somewhat horrible giving this five stars but it was an utterly engrossing and captivating book Honestly I wouldn't recommend this for most people I know but it is an amazing book