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“The prison system isn’t working. Theoretically, prisons deter and reform criminals. Given the high number of repeat visitors in the country’s prisons this theory doesn’t hold up very well. The unfortunate truth is that prison often becomes a training ground and network that actually encourages further criminal pursuits. Prisoners become hardened and desensitized by the br ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published May 2013 by The Jump Publishing Company
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Paul Rosenberg
Jun 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book is amazing. Even though I know Anthony personally I had no idea about him like this. I am truly honored to have Anthony as a friend and to read hist compelling story is truly inspiring. I highly recommend anyone that has ever gone through the struggle to read this book. Even people that just want good entertainment.
Tony Mack
Jun 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a great book about the trials and tribulations of a real man, his up and downs i would highly recommend it inspired me to be a better person.

May the rabbit beat the lion.

Tony Mixx
Branden Collinsworth
May 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
New York Times Best seller!
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Jun 29, 2013 marked it as to-read
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I won the giveaway :D
Will update when I've read it.
Lamar Blood
Jun 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Looking forward to reading this book in full. I have already read the introduction and it looks amazing.
Carolyn Johnson
Jul 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I am really impressed by this book. I encourage every young man who is starting out in life and thinks the drug hustle is easy or a wise decision to make. This book shows how it is not. Teachers and especially mentors... should use this book in class and or counseling to encourage young people to have goals in life and to not get caught up in things that will end their life or their pursuit of happiness and well being. The content of this book is gold..I myself will be gifting this book to ...more
Donna Bauman
Jul 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Anthony is a great example of how a person can make the right and wrong choices all at the same time but luckily came out on top and choosing to put the wrong behind him. The fact that he educated himself through out his life and learned that its better to take the high road impresses me more than anything. I hope the future holds nothing but good things for Anthony.
Doris-Maria
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Anthony Alegrete lets the reader take part in his life, from the rough neighborhoods of LA, gang violence, police chases, prison riots, drug dealing and repercussions of street snitches - and the people he met: rap artists, criminals, celebrities, CEO's, academics, people dedicated to good causes in non-profit organizations and pretty much everyone in between.

His book describes a life, a thriller author could have come up with. He shows how he learned to make better decisions, into a life with a
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Rachel
Aug 12, 2013 rated it did not like it
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I received a free copy of Rabbit in the Jungle through a Goodreads First Reads giveaway.

Anthony Alegrete's life story has potential to make a good book. Unfortunately, Rabbit in the Jungle doesn't match up to that potential. The biggest fault of the book is Alegrete's writing voice. It simply isn't relatable. The fact that my life experience bears little resemblance to Alegrete's should not keep his story from reaching me, but his writing is so idiomatic to him that I have a difficult time relat
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Anthony Alegrete is veteran of multiple entrepreneurial endeavors, a master networker, an accomplished student, and a dedicated father.

In the past he pursued parallel lifelines. He worked at school, in real estate and the music industry while moonlighting in riskier lines of business. Bad luck and betrayal resulted in two stints in prison. The second time around Alegrete realized that he was putti
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