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Always Running: LA Vida Loca

Gang Days in L. A.

by Luis Rodriguez

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7586771M
ISBN 100613013239
ISBN 109780613013239

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Luis spends the first two years of his life in Juarez, Mexico. He’s the son of Alfonso, a quiet, intelligent. The award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member surviving the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles, now featuring a new introduction by the of the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, hailed as a New York Times notable book, and read by hundreds of thousands, Always Running is the searing true story of one man’s life in a Chicano /5(10).

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Book Cover Image (jpg): La Vida Loca (Always Running) Trade Paperback ( MB) Author Photo (jpg): Luis J. Rodriguez. MEDIA ( MB) Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit. La Vida Loca (Always Running) El Testimonio de un Pandillero en Los Angeles.

By Luis J. Rodriguez. Trade Paperback. LIST Released on: Octo “La Vida Loca” (i.e., “the crazy life”) is slang for belonging to a Latino gang.

Luis wants to save his son from this kind of life. The Preface explains Luis’s rationale for writing his memoir: he wants to discourage his son from joining a gang, as Luis himself did in the s. Acclaimed Chicano poet, novelist, children’s book author, and journalist Luis J. Rodriguez tells the story of his childhood as a gang member in the national bestseller Always Running: La Vida.

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Luis J. Rodriquez’s Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. is an autobiographical coming of age story that examines the social and economic forces influencing adolescent gang members, and the difficulties that exist in that environment.

Presenting himself as an example of an “exception to the rule,” Rodriquez guides the reader through a turbulent adolescence in which death or. “Always Running: La Vida Loca PDF Summary” Luis recalls his early days when he was about 9.

Along with his family, he goes to Union Station, and the journey suddenly begins. His mother takes good care of Luis and his needs in particular. As a comic book lover, she provides him with new materials for him to read and entertain himself. Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A Summary & Study Guide Description.

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By age twelve, Luis Rodriguez was a veteran of East Los Angeles gang : Atria Books. La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Always Running is ultimately an uplifting true story, filled with hope, insight, and a hard-learned lesson for the next generation. I'm not saying that no one would enjoy this book, but there's are plenty of interesting stories from the barrios of la and this, to me, wasn't one of them.

If you want to. The award-winning memoir of life in an LA street gang from the acclaimed Chicano author and former Los Angeles Poet Laureate: “Fierce, and fearless” (The New York Times).

Luis J. Rodríguez joined his first gang at age eleven. As a teenager, he witnessed the rise of some of the most notorious cliques in Southern California. He grew up knowing only a life of violence—one that revolved /5(28).Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

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