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The Resource Bullies : a friendship, Alex Abramovich

Bullies : a friendship, Alex Abramovich

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Bullies : a friendship
Title
Bullies
Title remainder
a friendship
Statement of responsibility
Alex Abramovich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The powerful account of one writer's unlikely friendship with his childhood bully, now the president of a motorcycle club in one of America's most dangerous cities. Once upon a time, Alex Abramovich and Trevor Latham were mortal enemies: miniature outlaws in a Long Island elementary school, perpetually at each other's throats. Then they lost track of each other. Decades later, when they met again, Abramovich was a writer and Latham had become president of the East Bay Rats, a motorcycle club in Oakland. In 2010, Abramovich moved to California to immerse himself in Latham's world--one of fight clubs, booze-filled nights, and beat-downs on the city's streets. But dangerous, dysfunctional Oakland was also becoming one of America's most rapidly gentrifying cities, and the questions Abramovich had arrived with were thrown into brutal relief: How do we live with the burden of violence? How do we overcome it? Do we overcome it? As Trevor, the Rats, and the city they live in careen between crises and moments of renaissance, Abramovich explores issues of friendship, family, history, and destiny--and looks at what happens when those things fail. Bullies is at once a vivid, visceral narrative of an unusual friendship and an incisive portrait of a beautiful, terrible city"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Bullies : a friendship, Alex Abramovich
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm78524859
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780805094282
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015026132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Bullies : a friendship, Alex Abramovich
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm78524859
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780805094282
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015026132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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