This book is beyond words. This is a hard hitting account of the life of Piri Thomas growing up in Spanish Harlem. Read morePublished 2 months ago by roze
Awesome Book! Came in great condition too! Couldn't have asked for anything better! I recommend this to anyone who wants it.Published 7 months ago by Ricky
I read this book 25 years ago when a member of my family was about to enter a biracial marriage. Peri Thomas very well explains his experience as a biracial person living first in... Read morePublished 9 months ago by John J. Healy III
Down These Mean Streets is a classic, its one of those books that describes life in New York City relatable no matter what year it is...or what gender you are. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C.C.
This book was passed through my family to read in the early 70's. It was good reading then and now. Action packed throughout topped with success in the end! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Connie J
Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas is a story of struggles, heart and identity. Speaking from his own experiences, Piri Thomas writes of his life as a teenager growing up in El... Read morePublished 14 months ago by David Goldberg
This book has changed lives. No exaggeration. There is a serious Piri Thomas cult and it is absolutely right! Read morePublished 17 months ago by violetcherry
I read this back in college (90s). If you're into memoirs - especially working class memoirs - I highly recommend this.Published 18 months ago by reachin4myrevolver