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Geoffrey Canada - Fist Stick Knife Gun

Boston, Beacon Press, 1995. First edition.  Near fine in near fine dust jacket, with only slight bumping to one corner.  INSCRIBED by author to title page. Subtitled 'A Personal History of Violence in America,' the author describes his own upbringing in a violent section of the Bronx, and how the Rockefeller laws changed conditions for the worse.  He also proposes solutions, especially education, job training and support services.  $20.00.