Book Cover: Oakville

OAKVILLE tells the coming of age story of Rey’Shawn, who grows up in West Oakland with a poor, single mother, who is part-time as a prostitute, and learns from his older brother Demaray how to sell drugs and, if necessary, kill which he was taught at the same age. Its the tale of how Rey’Shawn continued the thug life, and how it affected his friends and family, all before reaching the age of 21.