Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member - The War Summary & Analysis

Sanyika Shakur
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The War Summary and Analysis

As 1980 draws to a close, the gang violence escalates with the Tray Eighties and the Rollin' Sixties fighting regularly. One night, Kody is heading home from a friend's house and cursing himself for staying so late and being without a weapon. On the way, he encounters a rival gang that takes time to identify him before opening fire. Those seconds spent trying to verify Kody's identity give him time to run and he makes it under a fellow gang member's car. The rivals shoot up the car but neither Kody nor the car's occupants are hit, though a bullet pierces the bill of Fatty's baseball cap. Kody notes that the car's occupants are high on PCP but that he has no "sedatives" in his system and he's shaken. Closer to home, he's shot at again and arrives at his...

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