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User Review  - RajivC - LibraryThing

This is a remarkable book, and i am glad that I picked it up. To start with, I am amazed by his courage, and his gumption. In breaking the rules, I think that he earned a lot. He also learned a lot ... Read full review

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User Review  - theWallflower - LibraryThing

Non-fiction. I can't remember why I had this story on my "to-read" list in the first place, besides that maybe it was an intriguing idea. A sociologist entrenches himself in a Chicago gang and learns ... Read full review

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User Review  - rmagahiz - LibraryThing

I liked this memoir quite a bit, with its aim of bringing the reader in to the alien world of the Chicago ghetto at the height of the crack trade. Though the largest portion of the book is concerned ... Read full review

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User Review  - akreese - LibraryThing

I decided to read this book because I was intrigued by the idea of someone seeing the inside workings of a gang; being so involved that they could become the gang leader for a day. I also wondered how ... Read full review

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User Review  - seekandfind - LibraryThing

I neglected to add this to my Goodreads sooner as I read it some time ago on audio book. To this day, it is one of the BEST audio books I have ever heard. There are two voices, one for the author and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenners26 - LibraryThing

As a first-year sociology grad student at the University of Chicago, Sudhir Venkatish took his research on life in inner-city gangs to extremes when he befriended JT, the leader of a division of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Opinionated - LibraryThing

A very interesting piece of urban sociology / anthropology (although ignore the "Rogue Sociologist" nonsense in the title) , which brings to life a hidden, closed community in the Chicago projects ... Read full review

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So yesterday i was on goodreads, and found this book, i haven't got a chance to go to the library and get the book but thanks to this i am doing it very soon! I love criminal books they are fun to me. This small passage can lead to a big thing. That what i love about it.

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User Review  - wonderperson - LibraryThing

Don't think of Gang Cultures as nessasarily bad, this book will show you otherwise, despite the crimes they do a lot of good. Read full review


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