The Book That Chose Me Essay

1682 Words Oct 19th, 2015 7 Pages
The Book That Chose Me. Given that I’m not much of a reader I must first say that my book choice was not initial nor was it a simple “eeny, meenie, miny, moe” pick. When I first looked at the list of books I had no clue as to which book to choose for this assignment, so I decided to look up the ratings for each and narrow the list of books to those that interested me. To my surprise there were three book which caught my interest and had good reviews: The Coke Machine, The Race Myth, and Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets. After narrowing the list I yet again I found myself pondering as to which book to pick. I then decided I would check out all three books read a couple pages from each and then chose which one I wanted to continue with. I looked for these books at the local library and found only one available so I decided I would start on that one and come back later for the others. Once I started reading this book I didn’t want to put it down, it grabbed my attention like no other book has done before so of course I decided it would be this book that I would use for this assignment. The Perfect Reflection. The title of the book I chose for this assignment is Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets. The title is truly reflective of the books content in a couple of ways. Firstly it stays true to the book as the title clearly comes from Sudhhir Venkatesh’s one day experience as being the lead of the notorious gang…

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