My brother Moochie : regaining dignity in the face of crime, poverty, and racism in the American South (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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My brother Moochie : regaining dignity in the face of crime, poverty, and racism in the American South

Author: Issac J Bailey
Publisher: New York, NY : Other Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of nine, Issac J. Bailey saw his hero, his eldest brother, taken away in handcuffs, not to return from prison for thirty-two years. Bailey tells the story of their relationship and of his experience living in a family suffering from guilt and shame. Drawing on sociological research as well as his expertise as a journalist, he seeks to answer the crucial question of why Moochie and many other young black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Issac J Bailey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Issac J Bailey
ISBN: 9781590518601 1590518608 9781635420036 1635420032
OCLC Number: 1020293896
Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Issac J. Bailey.

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At the age of nine, Issac J. Bailey saw his hero, his eldest brother, taken away in handcuffs, not to return from prison for thirty-two years. Bailey tells the story of their relationship and of his experience living in a family suffering from guilt and shame. Drawing on sociological research as well as his expertise as a journalist, he seeks to answer the crucial question of why Moochie and many other young black men--including half of the ten boys in his own family--end up in the criminal justice system.

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