By Reymundo Sanchez,Sonia Rodriguez
This is a uncooked and strong memoir not just of 1 woman’s fight to outlive the streets but in addition of her ascent to the head ranks of the hot mafia, the place the one humans extra risky than rival gangs were individuals of her personal. At age 5 Sonia Rodriguez’s stepfather started to abuse her; at 10 she was once molested via her uncle and overwhelmed by way of her mom while she advised on him; and by means of thirteen her domestic had develop into a hangout for the Latin Kings and Queens who have been acquaintances together with her older sister. Threatened by means of rival gang individuals in school, Sonia became clear of her schooling and extracurricular actions in prefer of a global of substances and violence. The Latin Kings, one of many greatest and so much infamous road gangs in the US, grew to become her safe haven, yet its violence price her neighbors, freedom, self-respect, and approximately her existence. As a Latin Queen, she skilled the exhilarating highs and unimaginable lows of gang lifestyles. From being shot at through her personal gang and kicked out at age 18 with an toddler daughter to rejoining the group and distinguishing herself as a pace-setter, her legacy as girl Q was once cemented either for her willingness to dedicate violence and for her position as a drug mule. For the 1st time, a woman’s viewpoint on gang existence is presented.
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Lady Q: The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen by Reymundo Sanchez,Sonia Rodriguez