A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
A Brownstone in Brooklyn" is about a young driven Black man, his family and his Brooklyn brownstone neighbors and friends. Mr. Thompson has the uncanny ability to write with such intensity that you can`t help but feel that you were actually walking right next to Andy Pilgrim as be experienced,first hand, the love of his family, friends and neighbors and their drive to push him to be all that he can be. Unfortunately, life is not that ideal.
Andy experiences some very trying life lessons..the extreme jealously of an old friend to the point of dire consequences; black and white prejudices again with dire consequences; and last, but certainly not least, the race riots of the late 60`s that affected many inner city communities. He witnesses rioting, shootings,death, looting,burning buildings and severe property damage