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The culture and politics of contemporary street gang memoirs
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Metcalf, J. The culture and politics of contemporary street gang memoirs. The University of Hull

The publication of Sanyika Shakur's Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member in 1993 generated a huge amount of excitement in literary circles--New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani deemed it a "shocking and galvanic book"--and set off... Read More