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Ghetto Cowboy

Cover of Ghetto Cowboy
by Greg Neri
2011

Twelve-year-old Cole's behavior causes his mother to drive him from Detroit to Philadelphia to live with a father he has never known, but who soon has Cole involved with a group of African-American "cowboys" who rescue horses and use them to steer youths away from drugs and gangs. Inspired by real black urban horsemanship programs in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Queens, this novel will grab you from page 1.