David Ivy’s New Book “Concrete” is a Searing Novel of Childhood, Crime, and Death in the Inner City

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Recent release from Page Publishing author David Ivy, “Concrete,” is a gritty work of realistic fiction inspired by his own formative years in crime-ridden neighborhoods in Chicago and Memphis. This novel is a heartbreaking portrait of innocence shattered by violence, poverty, and crime and an unsparing indictment of street culture.

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David Ivy, a Chicago native who later moved to Memphis, Tennessee with his family, has completed his book “Concrete”: a cautionary tale for young men and women drawn to street life, easy money, and a life of crime.

Kevin’s life began on the notorious streets of Chicago, Illinois where he experienced at a young age, the horrors of the world in one of its purest forms. After witnessing his childhood best friend lose his life in a drive-by shooting on the playground, Kevin’s life and the way he viewed the world would never be the same. Even after moving away from the gang-infested streets of Chicago. Kevin and his brothers moved found themselves down South in a neighborhood known as Orange Mound in the midst of drugs, gangs, and murder. They quickly learned, whether up North or down South, when it rained, bloodstains appeared on the concrete.

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, David Ivy’s book is a poignant depiction of the devastating toll of poverty and crime on children and their families.

Readers who wish to experience this engrossing work can purchase “Concrete” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York-based, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not overwhelmed with logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and the like. Its roster of accomplished authors and publishing professionals allows writers to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at http://www.pagepublishing.com.

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