The truce : lessons from an L.A. gang war /

This ethnography of a gang war in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Oakwood, just blocks from the famed Venice Beach boardwalk, provides a rare eyewitness account of the urban violence pervasive in the recent history of the United States. With seventeen people killed and more than fifty injured, the h...

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Main Author: Umemoto, Karen.
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Online Access:CONNECT