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By Julia Reynolds

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town of Salinas, California, is the birthplace of John Steinbeck and the environment for his epic masterpiece East of Eden, however it can be the house of Nuestra Familia, probably the most violent gangs within the usa. Born within the prisons of California within the past due Nineteen Sixties, Nuestra Familia elevated to regulate drug trafficking and extortion operations in the course of the northern half the nation, and left a path of our bodies in its wake. Award-winning journalist Julia Reynolds tells the gang's tale from the interior out, following younger women and men as they look for a brand new form of relatives, quests that sometimes bring about homicide and betrayal. Blood within the Fields additionally records the historical past of Operation Black Widow, the FBI's questionable decade-long attempt to dismantle the Nuestra Familia, besides its compromised informants and the turf wars it created with neighborhood legislations enforcement agencies. Reynolds makes use of her unheard of entry to gang contributors, either out and in of felony, in addition to undercover twine faucets, depositions, and courtroom files to weave a gripping, entire heritage of this brutal felony association and the lives it destroyed.

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