Lessons of Redemption

Maverick House
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Lessons of Redemption is the acclaimed autobiography of Kevin Shird, a former drug dealer from Baltimore City in the United States who now is a leading advocate against violence, drug dealing and social inequality.

Lessons of Redemption is no ordinary book. It is an extraordinarily account of how one young man turned his life around after years of involvement in serious crime and drug dealing. Shird’s book tells of shootings, murder, drug dealing and his life behind bars in a federal prison. Shocking, fascinating and frightening, Shird’s book is a raw, uncensored glimpse into a way of life that has destroyed many urban communities in America. 

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About the author

 Kevin Shird is originally from Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States. He got involved in crime at 16 and served almost 12 years in a federal prison where he reformed his life. Drawing on these experiences, he has become an advocate for young people and policy changes in America.

Shird currently lectures to students at colleges and universities in the US on substance abuse prevention, public health policy, incarceration, and re-entry to the community after imprisonment. In his lectures, he tells his personal story of redemption and how one can walk through fire and emerge on the other side to inspire others to live better lives.

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Publisher
Maverick House
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Published on
Dec 24, 2015
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781908518293
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Language
English
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Genres
True Crime / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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