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The Resource Crack : rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed, David Farber

Crack : rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed, David Farber

Label
Crack : rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed
Title
Crack
Title remainder
rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed
Statement of responsibility
David Farber
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A black man who had served almost a decade in the penitentiary came home to the Southside of Chicago in the mid-1980s. He watched young men-at first just a few- set up shop on the corners in his neighborhood. They were selling crack cocaine. He was tempted-to buy, to sell-but he steered clear. Still, he understood the draw. From his own younger days and from his years in prison, he knew the men who organized the operations that moved the product from wholesale purchase to hand-to-hand sale. In his estimation, these were righteous men, men whose names he did not discuss, knowing full well what it would mean if he used their names with the wrong people. These were men that, he understood, "had to make their choices. And they made 'em." Improbably, given where they began, these men had made money, lots of money, and not just for themselves. They also made money for "the nation." That's how this ex-offender, who had found a new religion behind prison walls, thought of it"--
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Provided by publisher
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10824044
Cataloging source
DLC
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Farber, David R
Dewey number
362.29/8097309048
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5810
LC item number
.F37 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Crack (Drug)
  • Drug addicts
  • Crack (Drug)
  • Drug abuse
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rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed
Label
Crack : rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed, David Farber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First comes cocaine, then comes crack: origin stories -- Crack the market: commodification and commercialization -- Crack up: the cost of hard-core consumption -- Crack money: manhood in the age of greed -- Crackdown: the politics and laws of drug enforcement -- Crack's retreat: a nation's slow, painful, and partial
Control code
2019014513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9781108425278
Lccn
2019014513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089960848
Label
Crack : rock cocaine, street capitalism, and the decade of greed, David Farber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First comes cocaine, then comes crack: origin stories -- Crack the market: commodification and commercialization -- Crack up: the cost of hard-core consumption -- Crack money: manhood in the age of greed -- Crackdown: the politics and laws of drug enforcement -- Crack's retreat: a nation's slow, painful, and partial
Control code
2019014513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 214 pages
Isbn
9781108425278
Lccn
2019014513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1089960848

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