Book: HIS-Panic - The Early Years by Eddie H. Cisneros
categories: Book, Drama, Drugs, Bronx, Hispanic, Gangs, Children, Coming of Age, Friends, Deals, High School, Cartoons, Kingpin, Urban
Eddie H. Cisneros about this book: His-Panic tells the story of Antonio Pintero, a once big-time drug dealer who finds himself scrambling to come to peace with certain things in his life as time runs out for him.
The early years introduces the main character of Antonio Pintero, an innocent child growing up in the Bronx in the early eighties surrounded by dysfunction in the worst of forms. He would see the effects of drugs firsthand, dealing with a heroin addict mother sick with AIDS. A controlling step-father that pushed a business on him, teaching him how to bag marijuana at the age of five and by the age of twelve already selling it.
Witness the birth of a kingpin and the world he grew up in that was littered with money, guns, murder, and an odd assortment of characters that would become a vital part of Antonio's life. Through a first person narrative, His-Panic: The early years, is the beginning of an epic saga that spans four decades starting in the seventies to present times. His-Panic is tough, edgy and gritty. Its the painful story of one man desperately seeking balance in his life after years of drug dealing and a childhood lost.
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