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By Julia Reynolds

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, the most violent gangs within the usa. Born within the prisons of California within the past due Sixties, Nuestra Familia accelerated to regulate drug trafficking and extortion operations through the northern half the country, 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 kin, quests that typically 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 legislation 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 court docket records to weave a gripping, accomplished background of this brutal legal association and the lives it destroyed.

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