Milk - an La Story

by Frank Costanza (Author)
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Milk, An LA Story is a gritty story about an LA kid struggling to follow his dream of playing in the NBA. Young Milk moves across the country from the Midwest to LA to live with his divorced Dad and his grandparents with the hope of playing big time high school b-ball and eventually the pros. His story begins when he gets beaten up by gang members early one morning at the Venice Beach basketball courts where he wanted merely to try practicing some skills.. A well-known film action actor comes to his rescue, and advocates for Milk with local gangs the V13 Crips and Shoreline Crips. Milk plays whenever he can, quicking learning street ball with finesse, and, at the same time, becoming close with a local street tough. They have big fun playing at the beach courts, but also causing chaos that only teenagers on the loose can create. Milk comes to realize through some tough experiecnes that his new friend is an extremely violent sex predator being hunted by a local task force. It is a hard lesson to learn, but he takes it to heart and focuses on his high school basketball team...and the young ladies who root for him!

Milk goes on to team up with friends of his Dad, a famous local NBA player and his manager as they help him to enroll in a famous LA SouthCentral basketball program. Milk becomes the first white basketball player ever at the school, which leads to mind-boggling experiences both on and off the court. His story is so unique that it becomes featured in national magazines and local papers. Milk, An LA Story gives readers rich and compelling street level, authentic stories of a young man driven by ambition and extraordinary athletic skills that help him to navigate the highly competitve world of the best high school basketball in the country.

Publication date
November 22, 2022
Publisher
Page count
306
ISBN
9781669839538
Paper ISBN
9781669839545
File size
2 MB
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