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Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence

ISBN: 
9780606231718
Author: 
Canada, Geoffrey (Author), Nicholas, Jamar (Adapted by)
Publisher: 
Turtleback
Publishing date: 
2010
Age level: 
12+
Reading level: 
Fluent
Format: 
Paperback
Problematic content: 
gangs
violence
Notes: 

Geoffrey Canada's childhood world in South Bronx was one where "sidewalk boys" learned the codes of the block and were ranked through the rituals of fist, stick, knife, and, finally, gun.

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