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Always running [electronic resource] : La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.. Luis J Rodriguez.

Rodriguez, Luis J. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453259085 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Luis J. Rodríguez's stunning memoir—a brave, unflinching account of life in a Los Angeles street gangLuis J. Rodríguez joined his first gang at age eleven. As a teenager, he witnessed the rise of some of the most notorious cliques and sets in Southern California and knew only a life of violence—one that revolved around drugs, gang wars, and police brutality. But unlike most of those around him, Rodríguez found a way out when art, writing, and political activism rescued him from the brink of self-destruction.Always Running spares no detail in its vivid, brutally honest portrayal of street life and violence, and it stands as a powerful and unforgettable testimonial of gang life, by one of the most acclaimed Chicano writers of his generation.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Luis J. Rodríguez including rare images from the author's personal collection.
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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