Addisleigh Park - Black Hollywood East Chronicles

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MEMOIR

Early 20th Century

D.C. Wood

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Addisleigh Park - Hollywood Black East Chronicles is about a section of Queens, NY, which is now a historical landmark. 'The Park' located in an area where a flourish of jazz greats once lived (e.g. John Coltrane and Lena Horne), left one struggling master musician behind. Nyle West, the lone trumpet player, vowed to not only strike it rich on behalf of the Hall of Fame District, but to make a name for himself, by any means necessary, including deceit.

Genre

Memoir

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Queens, New York/Addisleigh Park

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Starting Description

The prologue, which is written in third person point of view, gives an overview of two of three secondary characters before introducing the main character. The body of the script, written in first person p.o.v., accounts for each character telling their own story, how things had come to pass.

Ending Description

Nyle West's hopes of striking it rich came at a hefty price. Once Nyle's duplicity was exposed, the chips fell into place; for someone else to strike it rich and make a name for himself on behalf of the Hall of Fame District.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Main Character Details

Name: Nyle West

Age: 75

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Jahmere Carlson

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aspiring

Additional Character Details

Name: Doreen Carlson

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Desperate

Additional Character Details

Name: Kermit Washington

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Badass

Logline

Addisleigh Park - Hollywood Black East Chronicles is about a section of Queens, NY, which is now a historical landmark. 'The Park' located in an area where a flourish of jazz greats once lived (e.g. John Coltrane and Lena Horne), left one struggling master musician behind. Nyle West, the lone trumpet player, vowed to not only strike it rich on behalf of the Hall of Fame District, but to make a name for himself, by any means necessary, including deceit.

Short Summary

The prologue, which is written in third person point of view, gives an overview of two of three secondary characters before introducing the main character. The body of the script, written in first person p.o.v., accounts for each character telling their own story, how things had come to pass.


Nyle West's hopes of striking it rich came at a hefty price. Once Nyle's duplicity was exposed, the chips fell into place; for someone else to strike it rich and make a name for himself on behalf of the Hall of Fame District.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Rags to Riches,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Nyle West

Age: 75

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aggressive

Character 1

Name: Jahmere Carlson

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Aspiring

Character 2

Name: Doreen Carlson

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Desperate

Character 3

Name: Kermit Washington

Age: 18

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Badass

Supplemental Materials

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