It calls you back: [an odyssey through love, addiction, revolutions, and healing]

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Growing up on the streets of East L.A., Luis Rodriguez narrowly escaped a serious jail term and then struggled to overcome his powerful addiction to heroin and alcohol. Eventually, Rodriguez embarked on a career as a successful journalist and a highly regarded poet. In It Calls You Back, Rodriguez describes with heartbreaking honesty his challenges as a husband and a father and his difficulty leaving his criminal past completely behind. Most disturbing is the terrifying realization that he cannot save his own son from the deadly lure of gang life. Luis's emotional journey offers deep insight into barrio life and the embattled souls of those heroic men and women who risk everything to make it out - and return to help those left behind.
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Autobiography, Hispanic Americans -- Biography, Rodriguez, Luis J., -- 1954-, Young adult literature
title_display It calls you back : an odyssey through love, addiction, revolutions, and healing
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title_sub [an odyssey through love, addiction, revolutions, and healing]
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