Summary Of Fallen Angles By Walter Dean Myers

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In Fallen Angles by Walter Dean Myers, Richie Perry is a very bright seventeen year old. He lives with his mom and is left behind from his father when he was only a child. He has a couple of options to do with his life. He can either go to college, which his mother cannot afford or he can enlist in the army to get out of where he lives. It is around 1967 and the Vietnam War is taking place. Perry believes he can escape his problems by enlisting in the army and earning a small amount of cash to send back home to his younger brother, Kenny. Without having a father in their lives, Kenny looks to Richie as a father figure in life. Little does Perry know what he is getting himself into when he leaves his hometown and enlists into the
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