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Piri Thomas, who reached millions of readers with his bestselling autobiography, "Down These Mean Streets," now gives readers of all ages a vivid slice of the life in El Barrioa place where people face their problems with energy, ingenuity and love. He draws vivid stories from his past experiences and makes us feel what it means to be poor and proud and generous; to be streetwise and full of bravado but frightened, too; to struggle to go straight; to be ashamed of being ashamed; to dream. Speaking in the voice of the streets and from his heart, Piri captures the spirit, the laughter and the hope of his people.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780915117116
Author:
Thomas, Piri
Publisher:
Freedom Voices Publications
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies
Subject:
ghetto; gang; barrio;latino; la raza
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Hispanic American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
135
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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