A Year Inside MS-13: See, Hear, and Shut Up
A description of the largest, most violent gang in the world: Mara Salvatrucha 13, more commonly known as MS-13. This short, intense book is the the first to reveal its inner workings, written by an anthropologist who was there.
JUAN JOSÉ MARTÍNEZ D’AUBUISSON is a Salvadoran socio-cultural anthropologist committed to understanding violence in Central America. His uncle was one of Latin America’s most notoriously brutal military officers during the 1980s. Juan José’s mother and his father founded an NGO that works with marginalized children and young people in El Salvador. Both his brothers are journalists, and they have all worked together on a number of different books.