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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Rat That Got Away : A Bronx Memoir.
Bronx : Fordham University Press, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (309 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction by Mark Naison; 1 Bronx Beginnings; 2 Oil and Water: An Unlikely Marriage; 3 Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child: Family; 4 Love of God and the Lure of the Streets; 5 The South Bronx by Day and Night; 6 Lost and Found: Welcome to the '60s; 7 The Rules of the Game; 8 The Lessons of Sex; 9 Gains and Losses; 10 1963 and Me; 11 What Women Want; 12 The Summer of Unrest: 1964; 13 The Streets Are Alive: Summer of '65; 14 Hustle and Heart, on and off Court; 15 Becoming a Subject to the Bitch Queen Heroin; 16 Welcome to Hell. 17 Shifting Loyalties18 The Road to The Tombs; 19 Do the Crime, Do the Time; 20 Judgment Day; 21 Free at Last! Free at Last . . .; 22 Cornwall Academy; 23 Summer Schooling; 24 Going to College; 25 College: Round II; 26 Passage to Europe; 27 Homecoming; 28 The Year of the French; 29 A New Life in Luxembourg; 30 Finding My Groove; 31 Standing on Higher Ground; Acknowledgments.|
"The writing style of The Rat That Got Away drew me into the book from the first chapter. Allen Jones and Mark Naison paint a vivid portrait leaving nothing to the imagination. This book allows you