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Inside the Crips

Life Inside L.A.'s Most Notorious Gang

Ann Pearlman, Colton Simpson, Ice T (Foreword by)


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Inside the Crips is a memoir of Colton Simpson's life as a Crip -- beginning at the tender age of ten in the mid 70s -- and his prison turnaround twenty-five years later.

St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312329303, 352pp.

Publication Date: November 14, 2006

About the Author

Ann Pearlman is the author of GETTING FREE: WOMEN AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, KEEP THE HOME FIRES BURNING and INFIDELITY: A MEMOIR. She has a private psychotherapy practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she lives.

Colton Simpson is a former Crip who has worked as a promoter for Ice T, Aaron Hall and Guerilla Black.  He has been in and out of prison for over twenty years. He is the author of Inside the Crips.