The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen
Chicago Review Press, Hardcover, 9781556527227, 269pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2008
"A viciously candid, self-deprecating memoir." Chicago magazine
"An oftentimes painful, close-up look at the blow-by-blow evolution of a female gang leader. . . reveals the fear, despair, and longing inside a seeming heart of stone." Gini Sikes, author, 8 Ball Chicks: A Year in the World of Girl Gangs
"A brutal, chilling firsthand account of how a young person who is raised without positive family values will reach out to a gang to find a support system and a substitute family." Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State and founder, the Jesse White Tumblers, an anti-gang and -drug program