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S Street Rising

Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

by Ruben Castaneda

Hardcover, 294 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $26 |


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The author recounts his years working as a reporter for The Washington Post at the height of the crack epidemic, where he covered the drug-fueled crimes of the street even as he tried to hide his own crack addiction.

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