My bloody life: the making of a Latin King / Reymundo Sanchez.
- ISBN: 9781569762325 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1569762325 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : Chicago Review Press : 2007.
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Looking for an escape from childhood abuse, Reymundo Sanchez turned away from school and baseball to drugs, alcohol, and sex. He was left to fend for himself before the age of 14. The Latin Kings, one of the largest and most notorious street gangs in America, became his refuge and his world, but its violence cost him friends, freedom, self-respect, and nearly his life. This is a raw and powerful odyssey through the ranks of the new mafia, where the only people more dangerous than rival gangs are are members of your own gang, who in one breath will say they will die for you and in the next, will order your assassination.
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