James Garbarino Writing Styles in Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them

James Garbarino
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Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them was written by a man who dedicated his life to working with troubled, incarcerated young men. He spent the early years of his childhood living in the projects of New York City, then had to move out because his family was making too much money. He clearly saw the flaws of the system as people in poverty were thrown together without hope. He saw a direct correlation with the increase of violence on the streets and in the households with the increase of lethal violence across the country.

This book is a compilation of stories that work together to prove a point that violence in the young men frequently stems from a genetic past. The author hoped to prove a point that if people saw the warning signs and worked with the youth from an...

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