VOORHEES, N.J. (PRWEB) May 23, 2019
Dr. Kevin H. Abdur-Rahman, a retired athletic director at City College of New York and Philadelphia native who spent his formative years lured by street life, spent a decade in prison, and later devoted his efforts to helping young people avoid similar mistakes, has completed his book “Solving the Riddle: One Man’s Evolution from Pop Warner Quarterback, to Drug Dealer, to Inmate, to the Heights of Academic Achievement”: a candid and compelling autobiography of redemption.
In his own voice, Dr. Abdur-Rahman takes the reader by the hand and leads them into the underworld of drug dealing, prison, and life after prison. Poetically he calls these phases of his life respectively the “caterpillar phase, the cocoon stage, and finally the butterfly stage.” During the cocoon stage Dr. Abdur-Rahman gives voice to the voiceless young men who every day relive the worse moments of their lives for the rest of their lives. He says that although there are people who need to be imprisoned, most are decent human beings that made a mistake.
The book is really not about him but a guide for any young man living in challenging circumstances to avoid the subliminal pitfalls surrounding their every move. It uses the details of his life to provide examples of those pitfalls throughout early development and puberty. And because it is written in the colloquial vernacular of a young black man growing up in Philadelphia, the words are chilling.
Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Dr. Kevin H. Abdur-Rahman’s book is an intellectual and emotional window into the journey of his life and a guide to succeeding in life, even when the cards are stacked the other way.
Readers who wish to experience this engrossing work can purchase “Solving the Riddle: One Man’s Evolution from Pop Warner Quarterback, to Drug Dealer, to Inmate, to the Heights of Academic Achievement” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.
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