Dirty Laundry recounts in vivid detail the anger and depression of growing up in poverty, the gripping homicidal effects of drugs, racism, prostitution, police brutality and a broken government system. Ivan’s voice is expressed through a masterful use of syntax that reveals a soul that, while battered, is never broken. His humor often shines through the dark and sometimes tragic circumstances he has to endure.There’s also a interesting motif that follows Ivan through the story of presidential proportion! This creates a creative narrative autobiography unlike any other in the genre.
From Chicago’s broken foster care system, then into its gang riddled streets, too sitting in the corporate boardroom Ivan has seen it all, and tragically lost many along the way. You will feel as if you are standing in the shadows watching the life of Ivan unfold before your eyes. Readers experience an array of emotions while they travel in time next to a young boy all the way into adulthood. Follow him in some of the most unimaginable situations, leading up to a meeting with a certain angel that will change his life for the better…well almost. Find out how a word as simple as “FAVOR” can make all the difference in the world.
A must read that sheds light on an often overlooked portion of Americans, and Ivan shares it all with the reader. Uncensored, raw, and real, this is truly a tale that will leave you never looking at your own Dirty Laundry the same.