Dead End Kids

Dead End Kids

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Dead End Kids exposes both the depravity and the humanity in gang life through the eyes of a teenaged girl named Cara, a member of a Kansas City gang. In this shocking yet compassionate account, Mark Fleisher shows how gang girlsa€™ lives are shaped by poverty, family disorganization, and parental neglect.Wendy and Chucky D told me the going prices for weed in the summer of 1995: a pound cost between $800 and $1, 000; a half pound was $470; a quarter pound was $240; an ounce cost $85; a half ounce was $50; a quarter ounce was $35. Wendy and Chucky D ... Each dime sack was a wrapped plastic bag of weed, tied off with a metal twist; it would yield four joints. He claimed that he collected $150 anbsp;...

Title:Dead End Kids
Author:Mark S. Fleisher
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 1998-10-15


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