Crip Chronicles: Untold Truths and Perspectives

Crip Chronicles: Untold Truths and Perspectives

by Edward Gammage


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Crip: what the Internet doesn't know. It's nothing found in the dictionary either . . . but here, the author soul-searches and articulates the "true" experience and outlook of Crip life within confinement and urban concretes of Los Angeles without romanticizing it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780741451927
Publisher: Infinity Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2009
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Edward Gamm'ge was born in 1971, the heyday of disco. That same year, two men started the foundation for the biggest street phenomenon known to America today. Raised between his mother's strict Jehovah's Witness faith that conflicted with his grandparents' Baptist religion, the author somehow found his belief in L.A.'s gang realm during its bloodiest existence. Affiliated as a Crip survivor since age 14, it's been "Dodger" blues to prison blues. Through the influential redemption of Crip cofounder Stanley "Tookie" Williams and the hard experience of a 15-year retribution, the author was enlightened and challenged to be a solution for the trend of destruction in today's urban societies.

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