Gang Leader for a Day

Paperback $17.00

Dec 30, 2008 | 320 Pages

Ebook $13.99

Jan 10, 2008 | 320 Pages

  • Paperback $17.00

    Dec 30, 2008 | 320 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Jan 10, 2008 | 320 Pages

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Awards

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year WINNER

Praise

“Riveting.” –The New York Times

“Compelling… dramatic… Venkatesh gives readers a window into a way of life that few Americans understand.” –Newsweek

“An eye-opening account into an underserved city within the city.” –Chicago Tribune

“The achievement of Gang Leader for a Day is to give the dry statistics a raw, beating heart.” —The Boston Globe

“A rich portrait of the urban poor, drawn not from statistics but from viivd tales of their lives and his, and how they intertwined.” –The Economist

“A sensitive, sympathetic, unpatronizing portrayal of lives that are ususally ignored or lumped into ill-defined stereotype.” —Finanical Times

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