The American Dope Boy is a tale about life with it's many twist and turns. Not only does The American Dope Boy tells a story of a teenage drug dealer but tells the story of other youth who have been put in similar circumstances. Based on a true story and set at the height of the crack epidemic in Memphis TN. The reader will get a first hand account on how life is very unpredictable in the streets. Bleak is an understatement of life on the streets of Memphis TN. It took unwavering faith for this adolescent to make it out of the drug world and into a better place in life. But that place didn't come without hard lesson that have been bought and paid for. The fairy tale life he once knew was worlds away from the harsh reality he had to face. During the experience he discovered that knowledge was his key to freedom and that knowledge he learned was the playbook at winning at the game call life.
About the Author
M.C. Kerns was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. As an adolescent M.C. Kerns fell victim to the trappings of the streets and ended up dealing drugs. Looking for a way out he used education as the key to his freedom from the streets and attended college. Studying in Emergency medical technology M.C. Kerns attained his certification as a Paramedic and worked in various medical services including the Memphis Fire Department. M.C. Kerns also has produced music for various artist.