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When 18 year old Aaron Iturra was shot to death in bed in his Eugene, Oregon home in October of 1994, the first person his grief stricken mother Janyce Iturra turned to was Mary Louise Thompson. Why? Because Thompson, herself the mother of a troubled teen, had become an active campaigner against teen gang activity and a surrogate mother to many local teens. But neighbors w ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 19th 2004 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
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This was quite a creepy story of a "den" mother who gets into a lot of gang related trouble. She'll do anything for her "boys" including lying. She quite frankly scared the hell out of me!
Been awhile ago that I read this book but I do remember that it was really good...that's all I can say.
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American true crime author and former columnist for the Arts and Leisure Section of The New York Times.

Rosen's published works in the genre include Lobster Boy, There But For the Grace: Survivors of the 20th Century’s Infamous Serial Killers and When Satan Wore a Cross.

He is also the winner of Library Journal’s Best Reference Source 2005 award for The Historical Atlas of American Crime, and has w
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