The Carny Kid: Survival of a Young Thief


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From the Projects to the Penthouse As the only Jewish family in the Ramona Gardens housing projects, Kenny tells the spellbinding story of being the oldest child of two small-time carnival thieves who make their living as traveling gypsies and then graduate to dealing heroin from their cockroach-infested apartment. It's an inside view of carnival life, of living in a cocaine-selling "shooting gallery" apartment and of surviving a gang-dominated existence in one of L.A.'s worst neighborhoods. It's also a story of the grit ...

The Carny Kid: Survival of a Young Thief 2005, Pendant Press

ISBN-13: 9780976111504