Down These Mean Streets

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This book “Down These Mean Streets” is a classic confessional autobiography. This book was first published in 1967. It was written by Piri Thomas, he was a man of African descent living in Spanish Harlem. It relates how he was lost even within his own family and his identity through drugs, street fighting, and armed robbery, nearly becoming yet another statistic by the age of twenty two. In this book it tells all about the persons …

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…for a Rabbi. He now knows how to deal with both. He still smokes and drinks, but at a moderate level. He didn’t do anything to avoid pain anymore. Within a year he got a raise. He’s finally moving along with life. He has been to hell and back. Now he is married and has a daughter and a son. He has done many things for people, and the most important for himself.