Down These Mean Streets Summary
Piri Thomas

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Down These Mean Streets Overview

Thomas delivers a memoir that allows unobstructed delving into the life of a dark Latino boy growing up in the barrio of Spanish Harlem, New York. Piri’s choices for survival launch him down a road of love, heartache, racism, drugs, thievery and finally Sing Sing prison where he comes to grips with himself and finds comfort in religion.

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