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White American youth : my descent into America's most violent hate movement -- and how I got out

Author: Christian Picciolini; Joan Jett
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Hachette Books, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"As he stumbled through high school, struggling to find a community among other fans of punk rock music, Christian Picciolini was recruited by a now notorious white power skinhead leader and encouraged to fight with the movement to "protect the white race from extinction." Soon, he had become an expert in racist philosophies, a terror who roamed the neighborhood, quick to throw fists. When his mentor was arrested  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Christian Picciolini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Picciolini; Joan Jett
ISBN: 0316522902 9780316522908
OCLC Number: 1007057715
Notes: "Originally published as Romantic Violence : Memoirs of an American Skinhead in May of 2015."
Description: xxiv, 275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / Joan Jett --
Introduction --
Prologue --
Goliath --
Miles apart --
Buddy --
White power --
Romantic violence --
Fourteen words --
Summer of hate --
Young hate mongers --
Hear the call --
White pride --
Armed and dangerous --
W.A.Y. --
Sick society --
Heavy-metal hate machine --
AKA Pablo --
Martyr --
Happy death --
Final solution --
Open your eyes --
AmeriKKKa --
Soldiers of the race war --
Organized chaos --
White revolution --
Walk alone --
Sins of the brother --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Romantic violence
My descent into America's most violent hate movement--and how I got out
Responsibility: Christian Picciolini.

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WHITE AMERICAN YOUTH is a stunning look inside the world of violent hate groups by a onetime white supremacist leader who, shaken by a personal tragedy, realized the error of his ways and abandoned  Read more...

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