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  1. Lucia: Testimonies Of A Brazilian (Voices Of Latin American Life)
    Lucia: Testimonies Of A Brazilian (Voices Of Latin American Life)
    Lucia: Testimonies Of A Brazilian (Voices Of Latin American Life)
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  2. Lucia: Testimonies Of A Brazilian (Voices Of Latin American Life)

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In Rio de Janeiro, the selling points for cocaine are located in the city's six hundred or so shantytowns or favelas that are controlled by well-organized and heavily armed drug gangs. The struggle for control of the massive profits from the drug trade has resulted in what are increasingly violent and deadly confrontations between rival drug gangs and a corrupt and brutal police force that have transformed parts of the city into a war-zone. This book tells the story of Lucia, a poor Brazilian woman who was intimately involved with drug gang life in Rio throughout the 1990s. Through a series of conversations with the author, Lucia tells us, in her own words, what it is like to endure conditions of poverty, violence, and injustice that are simply unimaginable. And, in doing so, she sheds light on why women like her become involved with drugs and gangs.

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Country
USA
Author
Robert Gay
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Temple University Press
EAN
9781592133390
Edition
1
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1592133398
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Temple University Press
Manufacturer
Temple University Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
240
PublicationDate
2005-05-23
Publisher
Temple University Press
Studio
Temple University Press
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
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