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Ross Kemp takes you into the deadly world on gangs
on 30 October 2008
Ross Kemp has spent the last few years travelling around the world to meet gangs from some of the most dangerous places on the planet.
This is Ross 2nd book on the subject and it accompanies the TV series shown on Sky1
In this book Ross documents his visits to Colombia, LA California, Poland, Kenya and Liverpool.
In Colombia he goes to the slums to meet a group called the paramiltlies who claim they have laid down their arms in an attempt at peace but Ross discovers otherwise.
In LA he meets up with the Black, Mexican and Latino gangs that are turning the southern part of LA into a war zone.
In Poland he meets up with the hooligans of Polish football who are causing the same mayhem on terraces in Poland that the English hooligans caused on the terraces in England during the 1970's, 1980's. And 1990's.
In Kenya Ross visits during the most turbulent time in the country's history and speaks to tribal group members who claim they are looking after the poor people who have been abandoned by a alleged corrupt government.
Ross also learns about the glue kids living in Kenya' slums.
In Liverpool he meets two young boy gangs who are raging a battle in one of Liverpool's council estates and are using weapons that wouldn't look out of place in a military arsenal.
A very interesting read that leaves you wanting more answers that the book and Ross can hope to give.