Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member - 48 Hours Summary & Analysis

Sanyika Shakur
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48 Hours Summary and Analysis

The L.A. County Jail includes a module set aside for Crips. Kody says that general population was preferable to the Crips' module for several reasons. The Crips had no access to reading material, the noise and stress level were high, and Crips weren't allowed to move about without heavy security. Even so, when anyone of those in the module saw a fellow gang member in general population, he was pointed out immediately. Kody says it wasn't malicious but merely an effort by gang members to strengthen their set and a way to bring other Crips "home" since the module was serving as a temporary "hood."

The 4800 module becomes known as "48 Hours" because those who manage to survive the first two days have a better chance of long-term survival. After gang members are rearranged, Kody finds himself in the cell with...

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