Thee Jerusalem Gangster

Thee Jerusalem Gangster by Emad U Deen 1090246749 9781090246745
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A true story about a boy born and now city of Jerusalem who lives that first 12 years of his life under the occupation of the Israeli military. He witnessed his grandfather father and uncle being imprisoned by the Israeli government which caused him and his siblings to being constantly separated from one another. His father finally migrates to the city of Chicago in 1973 after his release from an Israeli prison. He is reunited with his father along with his twos brothers in 1978 but the sweetness of that reunion is short-lived due to the awakening of what was forgotten by him and that is his fathers beatings and verbal abuse especially towards his poor mother. He Eventually leaves home as a teenager to escape his fathers abuse and is introduced to the world of Chicago street gangs in the back of the yards neighborhood. There he finds love and acceptance from his gang banging brothers. He is arrested many times for his gang activities and finally sent to state prison in 1985. He is released in 1987 at which time he attempts to lead a crime free life but is pulled into the lucrative drug trade and is finally arrested by the DEA then he is sent to prison after losing his trial in front of 12 jurors where he spends the next 13 years. After his release from federal prison he comes home to a change Chicago and a change for the worse among his brothers and sisters one of no unity and what seems to be not much love for one another.

Author: Emad U Deen

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 303

Publisher: Independently published

Publication Date: 2019-03-13


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