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Gangs: My Encounters With The Toughest Criminals On The Streets, From Rio To Moscow (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

Kemp, Ross

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ISBN 10: 0718153286 / ISBN 13: 9780718153281
Published by Michael Joseph, London, 2007
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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VG+/VG+. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY ROSS KEMP, on half-title page without dedication or inscription. Illustrated with photographs. Ross was streetwise enough to get close to the world's most violent gang members, to earn their trust and get them to confide their innermost secrets: gangs from, Rio de Janeiro, New Zealand, El Salvador, St Louis, Cape Town, Moscow and Jamaica. Earlier ink price on front endpaper; d/w has 3.5 cms closed tear to rear panel; else a very good plus copy, in a very good plus d/w, of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY ROSS KEMP. D/w now protected in a deachable, non-adhesive, clear sheaf. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 13635

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Title: Gangs: My Encounters With The Toughest ...

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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Ross Kemp squares up to the world's hardest streetfighters in Gangs... Across the world millions of people are members of street gangs. In groups they fight, stab, rob, rape and murder anyone who isn't one of their own. And when rival gangs meet - what you get is warfare. Ross Kemp, whose dad was a copper and taught him right from wrong, decided to infiltrate these secret underworld organizations to discover who they are, what makes them tick and what the law is doing to curb their criminal activity. On his harrowing journey he: meets murderous members of the Number gang in a Cape Town jail crosses paths with warlords in Guatemala gets shot at in El Salvador is set on fire as an initiation test for Russian Neo-Nazis Only TV hardman Ross Kemp could get this close to the world's most violent street gangs: he's tough enough to earn their trust and so get them to confide their innermost secrets. It's a wild ride - and not for the faint hearted. Ross Kemp was born in Essex in 1964, to a father who was a senior detective with the Metropolitan Police and had served in the army for four years. He is a BAFTA award-winning actor, journalist and author, who is best known for his role of Grant Mitchell in Eastenders. His award-winning documentary series Ross Kemp on Gangs led to his international recognition as an investigative journalist.

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Born in Essex in 1964, Ross Kemp is best known for his potrayal of Grant Mitchell in EastEnders. The first series of Ross Kemp on Gangs was broadcast on Sky One in October 2006 and the second series in January 2007.

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