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Inside the Crips

Inside the Crips

Life Inside L.A.'s Most Notorious Gang

Colton Simpson with Ann Pearlman; Foreword by Ice T

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Inside the Crips is a memoir of Colton Simpson's life as a Crip -- beginning at the tender age of ten in the mid 70s -- and his prison turnaround twenty-five years later.

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An excerpt from Inside the Crips describing Colton Simpson's induction at age 11:

"You wit' it?" Big T asks, but he doesn't look at me.
"I'm down," I tell them, waiting for the discussion of my worthiness and loyalty...

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Colton Simpson with Ann Pearlman; Foreword by Ice T

Colton Simpson is a former Crip who has worked as a promoter for Ice T, Aaron Hall and Guerilla Black. He has been in and out of prison for over twenty years.

Ann Pearlman is the author of GETTING FREE: WOMEN AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING and INFIDELITY: A MEMOIR. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she lives.

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