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Short books for adult readers. Perfect for ESL, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy or anyone who wants a high interest quick read.
By: Michelle Wan
Publisher: USA, Raven Books: 2015
Seller ID: 003165
Keno is twenty-three, a high-school dropout working as a rent collector for a slum landlord. Apart from hitting on the office secretary, Cass, his life is bleak. His job takes him into sad, mean places where kids wail, drunks fight and women get beaten up. He works his territory with Jaco, who's tougher and shiftier than any of the folks they're sent to shake rent out of. One night Keno and Jaco finally catch up to one of their targets. But she'll never pay. She's dead. Battered almost beyond recognition. But they recognize her killer, and Jaco comes up with a scheme to blackmail him. Now Keno... View more info