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Gang Life

10 of the toughest tell their stories

For the first time, here’s a no-holds-barred inside account of life for criminal gang members in cities and towns across Canada. Mark Totten has slowly gained the confidence of gang members … 216 View
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Introduction

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describes how he came about to writing this book and his history of interest in gangs. Analyzes the different types of gangs. Describes legal obligations of his interviews. Explains some … 14 $1.40 Add
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The Casual Labour Problem

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I did not know who I was

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twenty-five-year-old Kim describes a life, both inside and outside her gang, in which “I did not know who I was.” Her childhood and early adolescence were wracked with rejection and … 21 $2.10 Add
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Jesus don’t work for anyone

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tells the story of thirty-three-year-old Terrence, a mixed race “independent enforcer” who found the Lord just in time for a parole hearing. Terrence has a rather large ego and he … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Gang Mother

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Monica, a forty-fiveyear- old lesbian gang mother. Now clean after too many years of injecting morphine and cocaine, she takes in young gang members and cares for them. She was terrorized by a … 19 $1.90 Add
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I won’t back down

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Jake, who is Caucasian and twenty-eight years old, takes us on a whirlwind tour that parallels the emotional and behavioural problems that plagued his childhood with his life in a gang. He was … 19 $1.90 Add
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What a Rush it was

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The story of Janie, aged twenty-five, and George, eight years older, is in Chapter Five. Both Aboriginal, they were married until George killed a rival a couple of years ago. He also tried to … 18 $1.80 Add
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I’ve got to throw out the bones now

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Dillon, aged thirty-three and a Latino father of two, tells his story in Chapter Six. Along with five friends, he founded a gang in high school. A few years later he was asked to patch over and … 18 $1.80 Add
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My shoulder was a bit sore from that rocket thing

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Gilbert, a Métis man aged thirty-four years, and Maureen, thirty-five years, live on a small reserve. Their lives are described in Chapter Seven. Both are hard-core addicts and have two boys … 15 $1.50 Add
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If I told you I’d have to kill you

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meet thirty-two-year-old Jeremy and thirty-year-old Dawn. Jeremy is a scrawny transporter of guns, drugs, and money for various gangs. Despite having Aboriginal blood, he passes as white, which … 16 $1.60 Add
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From Civil War to Gangs

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Jafar, a Sudanese refugee and father of two, recounts a harrowing story in Chapter Nine. When he was four years old, his family fled a civil war that had taken the lives of many relatives. He … 17 $1.70 Add
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Terms and Conditions

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The story of Ivan is told in Chapter Ten. He is forty-one years of age, and he came to Canada as a young boy when his family — mother, stepfather, and younger brother — fled a civil … 15 $1.50 Add
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Conclusion

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the conclusion of the book attempts to answer the question how do people end up on a pathway to serious and violent offending? 10 $1.00 Add