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Unruly : the highs and lows of becoming a man

Author: Ja Rule; Kim Green, (Journalist)
Publisher: New York : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Ja Rule, actor, singer, songwriter, and one of the most multi-dimensional rap artists of his time, tells his compelling story--from his youth to his rise to international fame to his transformative two years in Federal prison--and reveals the man beneath the legend. Unruly is two stories that offer one complete picture of a man and his world: the angry, fatherless rapper, Ja Rule who was "raised by the streets";  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ja Rule.; Ja Rule.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ja Rule; Kim Green, (Journalist)
ISBN: 0062316176 9780062316172
OCLC Number: 877910772
Description: viii, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Venni vetti vecci. Silence ; Moaning ; Hard breathing ; Soulmates ; Hollering ; Screaming --
The last temptation. Must be the music ; 160 varick ; What's beef? ; A rock star --
Pain of love. My father ; My wife ; The mirror ; Sober ; Changing.
Responsibility: Ja Rule with Kim Green.

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"Ja Rule, actor, singer, songwriter, and one of the most multi-dimensional rap artists of his time, tells his compelling story--from his youth to his rise to international fame to his transformative two years in Federal prison--and reveals the man beneath the legend. Unruly is two stories that offer one complete picture of a man and his world: the angry, fatherless rapper, Ja Rule who was "raised by the streets"; and Jeffrey Atkins, the insightful, reflective father and loyal husband who learned the hard way how to be a good man."--from publisher's web site.

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"I've known Ja for years, and yet reading this book made me feel like I was meeting a new man. His struggles have been many, but he's come out stronger for them. Unruly is a remarkable look at Read more...

 
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