Book Reviews of Gangs

Gangs
Gangs
Author: Tony Thompson
ISBN-13: 9780340830536
ISBN-10: 0340830530
Publication Date: 2/28/2005
Pages: 416
Rating:
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Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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This guy has to be nuts. He researched all his material by going face to face with real criminals who have ties to the underworld. He even smokes crack with a prostitute..

By far the most interesting section was the weed smuggling chapter. I am fascinated by the drug trade in general, and its interesting to see just how similiar things are over here in the states.

There's a chapter on crack, and how it was created to market to lower class society as cocaine sales were declining. Its interesting to view crack by a business standpoint, and as someone who has come from a troubled past and having grown up in a lower income San Antonio neighborhood, it really is quite frightening.