Rodney Glen King is known for being the victim in a notorious police brutality case with the Los Angeles Police Department on March 3, 1991. King was born in Sacramento, California, to Odessa King. His father, Ronald King, an alcoholic, died at age forty-two. King grew up in Pasadena, California. In 2008, King was a cast member on VH1's second season of Celebrity Rehab, a popular TV show hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky that seeks to help celebrities become clean and sober.
Lawrence J. Spagnola is the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling My Appetite for Destruction by Steven Adler; and Christopher Award-winning writer of the Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-nominated television movie The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler. He is a Harvard graduate and a Rockefeller Fellow.
Wow - what a great story from an insightful and spiritual man.Published 16 days ago by charla's stuff
Learn a little about a guy who was mistreated for no reason at all and lost his life behind it.Published 5 months ago by mls
Rodney was locked out of his own house and was found in his pool drowned, no one heard his cry for help?Published 10 months ago by Jennifer Williams
I too suffer from addiction and Rodney King's story was heartfelt and brutally honest. He took accountability for his behavior and unfortunately the disease took him out. Read morePublished 13 months ago by KobeLove
This book is a great book. It lets you know who Rodney King really is inside. He was a person like everybody else who had to overcome and deal with issues of his childhood. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Philip LoPresti
I loved this story, it is real sad that rodney had to under go such racist tactics by the LA Police dept. I have no respect for them at all. The beating was out ragous!! Read morePublished 16 months ago by zanvantae
I really enjoyed reading this book by Rodney King. I followed this trial and his story over the years, but he brought a lot of things to the surface. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Celestine Griggs
I really liked this book. This man's life was terrible his dad beat him with stuff ,he got beat by the police.Published 18 months ago by Roxann June Woodward
This is one of the best books that I have read in such a long time. It lets the reader see Mr. King as he truly was. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Wanda P. Payton