La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.
ISBN10: 0743276914 ISBN13: 9780743276917 Publisher: Atria Books Published: Sep 6 2005 Pages: 261 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
A former L.A. gang member describes his experiences in that world, recounting the sense of security and power found in a gang and the grim reality of violence and poverty, in an updated edition of his award-winning memoir, which features a new introduction by the author. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.