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Paperback:Cuz, or, The life and times of Michael A. / Danielle Allen:2018 Paperback Cuz, or, The life and times of Michael A. / Danielle Allen
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Author: Allen, Danielle S.
Year: 2018
Interest category: Crime & police work
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 365.6092
Publisher: The Bodley Head, 2018
Volume: Allen
ISBN: 1847925146 9781847925145
Control number 1847925146
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The story of a young man's coming-of-age, a tender tribute to a life lost, and a devastating analysis of a broken system. Age 15 and living in LA, Michael Allen was arrested for a botched carjacking. He was tried as an adult and sentenced to 13 years behind bars. After growing up in prison Michael was then released age 26, only to be murdered three years later. In this deeply personal yet clear-eyed memoir, Danielle Allen reconstructs her cousin's life to try and understand how this tragedy was the end result. We become intimate with Michael's experience, from his first steps to his first love, and with the events of his arrest, his coming of age in prison, and his attempts to make up for lost time after his release. We learn what it's like to grow up in a city carved up by invisible gang borders; and we learn how a generation has been lost.
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Paperback:Cuz:2018 Paperback
Cuz
Author: Allen, Danielle S.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Society
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 305.2421
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Vintage
243 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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