Gabe Morales is the author of numerous articles, is a frequent lecturer and has written previous books such as: "Varrio Warfare: Violence in the Latino Community", "La Familia-The Family: Prison Gangs in America", and "Gangster's Paradise: Gangs in the Pacific Northwest". He also has written Poetry and is an Artist. This latest book is a reflective autobiography about growing up in the U.S. and his efforts at reforming the criminal justice system.
Official Book Reviews:
"After reading this Biography, I found it related to the STRUGGLE WITHIN A MAN. This book is about choices and inspiration to do the right thing and fight the good fight in a world where obstacles are around every corner. A book of Understanding the WALK........Simple, but very strong......" - Steve Lucero, Intelligence Officer/Gang Coordinator, State of Colorado
“This biographical prose is Informative, Motivating, Humorous, Honest, but more importantly Factual. One of the best biographical prose I have read and definitely a must read for anyone!” Social Worker, Maureen O’Connell-Caputo, MSW, Chicago Native
“It has been very interesting to understand - with a direct style, which does not lose much in details - the origins of Gabe Morales and to know first-hand how he turned into one of the most knowledgeable professionals about the world of the gangs inside and out of the prisons”. Reporter, Isaías Alvarado, La Opinión Newspaper, Los Angeles, California, United States
“Ha sido muy interesante entender - con un estilo directo, que no se pierde tanto en los detalles - los orígenes de Gabe Morales y saber de primera mano cómo es que él se ha convertido en uno de los profesionales que más sabe acerca del mundo de las pandillas dentro y fuera de las prisiones”. -Reportero, Isaías Alvarado, La Opinión, Los Angeles, California, Estados Unidos
"I have known Gabe Morales for many years, or perhaps I should I say I thought I knew him. Since then, after reading his book, I realized there is much about this man I was unaware of. I found his life story to be not only interesting and compelling, but also insightful and inspirational. It is without hesitation that I recommend Gabe's book to anyone who wants to read a first-hand account of how to deal with adversity and emerge strong and successful whether working gangs or any other profession.
Well done my friend. Thanks for sharing your story." - Ret. Gang Task Force Commander, Christopher Grant, Rapid City, SD