7 edition of Fist Stick Knife Gun found in the catalog.
April 9, 1996
by Beacon Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
Sep 15, · First, there was Fist Stick Knife Gun, a memoir by Geoffrey Canada, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harlem Children's hermes-security.com Zone was praised by the New York Times as " one of the most ambitious social experiments of our time. It combines educational, social and medical services. It starts at birth and follows children to college. Teach: I will say, “ There is a really great book called Fist, Stick, Knife Gun by author Geoffrey Canada (can show book cover if you have book, or a web picture). In this book he recounts true stories from his childhood in New York City. This book is a memoir.
Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America, Geoffrey Canada’s first published book, is the story of his childhood and youth in the South Bronx. As the subtitle indicates. May 03, · Fist Stick Knife Gun is a fascinating personal graphic memoir of an extremely interesting person. The importance of violence, status and street cred in the South Bronx at even early elementary grades was saddening, but even more troubling was the transition from the street fights ("fists") to the weapons of today/5(4).
The item Fist, stick, knife, gun: a personal history of violence in America, Geoffrey Canada represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in . May 07, · Analysis Of The Book ' Fist Stick Knife Gun ' By Geoffrey Canada Essay Words | 9 Pages. thoroughly convincing. His Book Fist Stick Knife Gun, is a great explanation of violence and poverty in late 20th century here in America’s inner cities.
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After reading Fist Stick Knife Gun a personal history of violence I have a huge respect for Geoffrey Canada. It is quite obvious he has lived this life, knows the Cited by: Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence is the memoir by Geoffrey Canada that details his coming-of-age in the South Bronx.
It follows Canada from the age of four to young manhood and describes the different and increasingly lethal forms that violence takes in his life. Fist stick knife gun honestly was a 5. The book was a NON-FICTION classic. I actually enjoyed reading the book alot.
The book spoke about actual problems happening throughout the whole united states not just in New York city. In forming all the people in the world now all the violence he grew up in.4/5. Fist Stick Knife Gun is an amazing book and it is an interesting read. Fist Stick Knife Gun is a graphic novel but still portrays a powerful message.
Fist Stick Knife Gun follows Geoffrey Canada through his life in the Bronx and it shows the well developed system of unwritten laws in place.4/5. Apr 19, · Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence [Geoffrey Canada, Jamar Nicholas] on hermes-security.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Long before President Barack Obama praised his work as “an all-encompassing, all-hands-on-deck anti-poverty effort /5(73). Fist Stick Knife Gun Book Summaries, Study Guides, Quotes and Character Analysis, Book Themes, Essay Examples - You Can Learn Literature Easier With Us.
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Through shattering storytelling, Geoffrey Canada recreates his childhood world, one in which the "sidewalk" boys learned the codes of the block from their elders and were ranked - and to some degree protected - through the rituals of fist, stick, and knife.
He gives a cogent, chilling analysis of how, through an unforeseen chain of consequences set in motion in the s by New York Governor 4/5(13). Oct 12, · Fist Stick Knife Gun should be required reading for all of us who grew up without having to worry about violence.
From the outside, it's easy to recognize that life is dangerous for kids in the inner city, but it's hard to grasp it on an emotional level. Geoffrey Canada and Jamar Nicholas have given us exactly the book we need/5. Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America Geoffrey Canada, Author Beacon Press (MA) $20 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.
Fist Stick Knife Gun is a game-changer, and brought Geoffrey Canada to national attention. He's been praised by Oprah Winfrey, President Clinton, and President Obama for his. hermes-security.com Theory of our resources to his own strict rules to defuse a justification for too long, at the gun of these codes of their priority is well placed to a few white policemen.
Forever change that first place, and turned him a phrase that these clues in Maine where he already senses to softness and turned him to have invented their fatalism in a heart meant that guns were the. Book Club Kit Discussion Guide Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun by Geoffrey Canada (Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, ) Author: Geoffrey Canada (born January 13, ) is an African American social activist and educator.
SinceCanada has been president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone. Apr 01, · TALE OF A BOOK - "Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun" - by Geoffrey Canada the comments said that this book went to the deep cultural reasons of USA violence and not just whined but last chapter offered working hermes-security.com by: Sep 28, · His childhood world was one where "sidewalk boys" learned the codes of the block and were ranked through the rituals of fist, stick, and knife.
Then the streets changed, and the stakes got even higher. In his candid and riveting memoir, Canada relives. Full Book Notes and Study Guides. Sites like SparkNotes with a Fist Stick Knife Gun study guide or cliff notes.
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I couldn't move. My new friend was robbing me. He grabbed my hand and began to take the money I watched him as if it was a movie. The thought came to me, Hit him with the can of pork and beans in the bag. He didn't know what was in there. Helen's Book Blog She really liked the book and felt that he did a really good job of telling his life story She said that he's lucky to have went through such hard situations yet still being successful Rhetorical Devices The theme of this book is that you shouldn't judge people.
About Fist Stick Knife Gun. Long before President Barack Obama praised his work as “an all-encompassing, all-hands-on-deck anti-poverty effort that is literally saving a generation of children,” and First Lady Michelle Obama called him “one of my heroes,” Geoffrey Canada was a small and scared boy growing up in the South Bronx.
Get this from a library. Fist, stick, knife, gun: a personal history of violence in America. [Geoffrey Canada] -- Through shattering storytelling, Geoffrey Canada recreates his childhood world, one in which the "sidewalk" boys learned the codes of the block from their elders and were ranked - and to some degree.
About Fist Stick Knife Gun. A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became known for his talk show appearances, Members Project spots, and documentaries like Waiting for “Superman”, Geoffrey Canada was a.Read this book on Questia Read the full-text online edition of Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America ().
Home» Browse Canada's world was one where "sidewalk" boys learned the codes of the block and were ranked through the rituals of fist, stick, and knife. Then the streets changed, and the stakes got.Canada is also author of a book called Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun, a remarkable book about Canada's history growing up as a ghetto child, his theories about what will happen to our society if we don't do all we can to stop the increase in violence and the strategies he proposes.
Canada's proposals include creating a peace officer corps.