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Thee Jerusalem Gangster - by Emad U Deen (Paperback)

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Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up

Number of Pages: 304

Format: Paperback

Genre: Social Science

Sub-Genre: Criminology

Publisher: Imad N. Saadeh

Author: Emad U Deen

Language: English

Street Date: April 2, 2019
TCIN: 83147258
UPC: 9781090246745
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-4231
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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A true story about a boy born in Jerusalem who lives the first 12 years of his life under the occupation of the Israeli military. The family migrates to the city of Chicago in 1973. The author leaves home as a teenager to escape his father's abuse and is introduced to the world of street gangs. After spending 13 years in federal prison, Deen comes home to a changed Chicago and a change for the worse among his siblings.



Book Synopsis



A true story about a boy born and now city of Jerusalem who lives that first 12 years of his life under the occupation of the Israeli military. He witnessed his grandfather father and uncle being imprisoned by the Israeli government which caused him and his siblings to being constantly separated from one another. His father finally migrates to the city of Chicago in 1973 after his release from an Israeli prison. He is reunited with his father along with his two's brothers in 1978 but the sweetness of that reunion is short-lived due to the awakening of what was forgotten by him and that is his father's beatings and verbal abuse especially towards his poor mother. He Eventually leaves home as a teenager to escape his father's abuse and is introduced to the world of Chicago street gangs in the back of the yards neighborhood. There he finds love and acceptance from his gang banging brothers. He is arrested many times for his gang activities and finally sent to state prison in 1985. He is released in 1987 at which time he attempts to lead a crime free life but is pulled into the lucrative drug trade and is finally arrested by the DEA then he is sent to prison after losing his trial in front of 12 jurors where he spends the next 13 years. After his release from federal prison he comes home to a change Chicago and a change for the worse among his brothers and sisters one of no unity and what seems to be not much love for one another.

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