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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 has been one of my favorite books since I first read it freshman year Locke High School. I was able to relate to the events depicted in this book due to having been from the... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Maricruz
I grew up in L.A. in the 60's and remember many of the events Mr. Rodriguez writes about. I attended Montebello Sr. High, graduating 1971; we walked in protest as well that year. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Airlulu
Great bio about life in a barrio and gang life particularly. I can see why it would appeal to young adults. Read morePublished 1 month ago by jellybean
I really enjoyed this book as the author tells us about his experiences of gang-life in Los Angeles. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jani Liukkonen
I grew up in Las Lomas a little after Mr. Rodriguez. His telling of his stories, his descriptions of the neighborhood and the life there is evokes so many memories and feelings... Read morePublished 1 month ago by christopher e. wells