Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

8 Ball Chicks : A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangs - 97 edition

8 Ball Chicks : A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangs (ISBN10: 0385474326; ISBN13: 9780385474320)
ISBN13: 978-0385474320
ISBN10: 0385474326

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0385474313
ISBN10: 0385474318

Summary: Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare to enter the neighborhood, viciously retaliate against other gangs and ferociously guard their home turf. But Sikes al ...show moreso captures the differences that distinguish girl gangs-abortion, teen pregnancy and teen motherhood, endless beatings and the humiliation of being forced to have sex with a lineup of male gangbangers during initiation, haphazardly raising kids in a household of drugs and guns with a part-time boyfriend off gangbanging himself. Veteran journalist Gini Sikes spends a year in the ghettos following the lives of several key gang members in South Central Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Milwaukee. In 8 Ball Chicks, we discover the fear and desperate desire for respect and status that drive girls into gangs in the first place--and the dreams and ambitions that occasionally help them to escape the catch-22 of their existence. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Press
Published: 01/28/1998
International: No

View Review



List Price: $15.95
Used $6.22
Used
Save $9.73 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 2 days, 3 hours and 20 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

80 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for 8 Ball Chicks : A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangs
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (80)  |  New (10)  |  Like New (5)  |  Very Good (12)  |  Good (41)  |  Acceptable (12)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookBuyers Online1 CA
San Jose, CA
Seller Rating: 4.63
1998 Paperback Good
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.53
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Squared
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 4.6
Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Book selection as BIG as Texas.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
purple_whale_123
aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.21
0385474326 Item in good condition and ready to ship!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Bay City Books
Benicia, CA
Seller Rating: 4.62
Soft cover may have some wear, especially along edges and/or may have some indentations, slight creasing or corner curl, though the text pages are good to very good. GOOD with average wear to cover an ...show mored pages. We offer a no-hassle guarantee on all our items. Orders generally ship by the next business day. Default Text. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Once Upon A Time Books AR
Tontitown, AR
Seller Rating: 4.58
1998 Paperback Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy with confidence. Every order is shipped the same day or the next day. This is a used book in good condition and may sh ...show moreow some signs of use or wear. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Sierra Nevada Books
Reno, NV
Seller Rating: 4.56
Dust Cover Missing. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
UsedBooks123
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.11
Some wear on book from reading, some spine creases, wear on binding and pages, we guarantee all purchases and ship all items via USPS mail.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.56
1998 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close