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Pressure is Malik Wade’s compelling, brutally honest description of his descent into the underworld, his years as a FBI fugitive, his incarceration, and his ultimate redemption. Wade began dealing drugs in San Francisco’s infamous Sunnydale housing project at age 15. By 19, his network reached from the Bay Area to Washington, DC. By 22, he had made the FBI’s wanted list. ...more
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Published June 15th 2017 by Pressure Publishing
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Crystal Zavala
Take the time to read and appreciate Malik's story.

For the last few days I have been reading Pressure: from FBI Fugitive to Freedom. Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender, wrote the foreward. Adachi writes, "Although it can serve as a primer for those seeking a better understanding of social justice, Malik's story is written in a way that speaks directly to inner city youth and other victimized by poverty, overcriminalization, and inadequate education. They, too, need to read this book and
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I won the kindle version in a Goodreads giveaway. This was a very interesting book. Well worth the read.
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An interesting book about a dope dealer who was sentenced to prison for 14 years but became a mentor to underprivileged kids after being released from prison.
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Malik Wade was born and raised in low-income housing in San Francisco, CA during the 80’s at the peak of the crack cocaine epidemic that swept through America's inner cities. Malik was a good student and superior athlete, but his life would change forever when he sold his first rock of crack cocaine at the age of 15. Over the next two decades Malik would experience a turbulent, yet amazing, ...more
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