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Author Contreras, Randol, 1971-
Title The stickup kids [electronic resource] : race, drugs, violence, and the American dream / Randol Contreras.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Becoming stickup kids -- The rise of the south Bronx and crack -- Crack days : getting paid -- Rikers island : normalizing violence -- The New York boys : tail enders of the crack era -- Crack is dead -- Doing the stickup -- The girl -- Getting the shit -- Drug robbery torture -- Splitting the profits -- Living the dream : life after a drug robbery -- Todo Tiene Su final -- Fallen stars -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Youth -- Drug use -- New York (State) -- New York.
Drug dealers -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cocaine abuse -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cities and towns -- New York (State) -- New York.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780520273375 0520273370 9780520273382 0520273389 (DLC) 2012022291
ISBN 0520953576 (electronic bk.)
9780520953574 (electronic bk.)
9780520273375 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520273370 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520273382 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520273389 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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