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Always Running opened my mind and made me think, which is what good books do.
Luis Rodriguez's autobiographical account of a gang member's life in Watts, East Los Angeles was the most expressive, powerful, and vivid depiction ever to be told.
His style of writing is hypnotizing due to the vivid descriptions that create an amazing picture in your mind.
This book was much less riveting than I thought it would be. Having said that, I do think it's an important book that our youth should be exposed to IN SCHOOL and AT HOME, because... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by birdmom9726
Great insite to a lot of problems plaguing the Chicano culture!!Published 9 days ago by donna gallegos
I read this book when I was in High School and now as an adult, definately a crazy story that needed to be shared. It makes you realize a few things especially growing up in L.A.Published 12 days ago by Christina G. Aguilar
Tepid...not so exciting. Not so Gang-y either. I can't decide after reading the book if Rodriguez was a wannabe or a banger. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Geoff Masci
The book is well written where the author presents many short stories (?) about people he grew up with. It read a bottle like Hard Times by Studs Terkel. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Joel Fogelson
This book helps put names and faces to ideas that are obscure in my life. These are real people, real children, real situations.Published 17 days ago by Kerri