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Author Sanchez, Reymundo, 1963-

Title Lady Q : the rise and fall of a Latin queen / Reymundo Sanchez and Sonia Rodriguez
Edition First edition
Published Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 269 pages)
Contents Touch of love -- Damaged goods -- The birth of a rebel -- Loss of innocence -- Lady Q emerges -- The benefits of royalty -- The queen of talk -- All in the family -- The queen of kings -- Business is personal -- The price of loyalty -- Thy kingdom gone -- Change but still the same -- Moving on, painfully -- If I should die before I wake -- Results of a discarded life
Summary This raw and powerful memoir is not only of one woman's struggle to survive the streets but also of her ascent to the top ranks of the new Mafia, where the only people more dangerous than rival gangs were members of her own
Notes Print version record
Subject Rodriguez, Sonia, 1967-
Gang members -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Sexual abuse victims -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Violence in adolescence -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Rodriguez, Sonia, 1967-
ISBN 1306033519 (ebk)
1569764476 (electronic bk.)
9781306033510 (ebk)
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