Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence (Compact Disc)

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Long before the avalanche of praise for his work--from Oprah Winfrey, President Bill Clinton, and President Barack Obama--long before he became known for his talk-show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for Superman, Geoffrey Canada was a small boy growing up scared on the mean streets of the South Bronx. His childhood world was one where "sidewalk boys" learned the codes of the block and were ranked through the rituals of fist, stick, and knife. Then the streets changed, and the stakes got even higher. In this candid and riveting memoir, Canada relives a childhood in which violence stalked every street corner.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781666504859
ISBN-10: 1666504858
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: August 10th, 2021
Language: English