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With only his dreams and his Uncle Luke to guide him down the dangerous streets of Inner City, America, Reverend is forced to battle real and wanna-be-down-gangsters, slingers and stick-up kids, gun-running gamblers, and corrupted cops and courts. Narrated in vernacular slang by Old Man, a savvy streetwise sage, Reverend Went Walking immerses readers in a subculture of people fettered by systemic failure. Exposing socio-economic inequalities and the conflict between spirituality and organized religion, Reverend Went Walking reveals how at-risk youth in America are too often neglected and ignored. Can Reverend soar above the gritty streets, overcome the betrayal of his first love, Mighty Missy Brown, or will he become another statistic, his dreams extinguished before they have an opportunity to spark?Reverend Went Walking is a truth-driven suspenseful rollick of a modern-day American Hero and his search for the lost American Dream.