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Maze Nonfiction Book Discussion:Gang Leader for a Day

Event Type: Book Group
Date: 4/22/2014
Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets by Sudhir Venkatesh
First described in Freakonomics, this is the story of how a University of Chicago grad student managed to gain entrée into the Black Kings street gang and what he learned about the crack-selling business and the gang’s complex organizational structure.
Copies of Gang Leader for a Day will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.
Library: Oak Park Public Library Maze Branch
Location: Meeting Room - Maze Branch
Contact: Maze Branch Library
Contact Number: 708-386-4751