Nuestra Familia - A Broken Paradigm by John "Boxer" Mendoza
John "Boxer" Mendoza's Personal Journey into a World of Deception, Betrayal and Redemption

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This book is about one of California's most violent Hispanic prison gangs that thrives both within the prison system and on the streets of Northern California. It's an undiluted story about my own personal journey, told by me, and how I muddled away almost 20 years of my life, wallowing in this criminal cesspool. I walk you through an arcane underworld, using my own experiences, offering a comprehensive inside look into how the Nuestra Familia transforms young undeveloped minds into polished pre-disposed killing machines. It's also an open-ended description about how I rose to the top of this criminal organization and how I fell in the face of flawed politics, personal agendas, and self-serving unethical motivations. This expose exhibits how a self-delusional, naked greed and a cannibalistic organization lost sight of its purest fundamentals and entrenched itself in a heightened state of paranoia. This book is not about self-glorification or self-embellishments. The stark brutality of what took place here should serve as a de-glamorization of the gang philosophy and the perilous lifestyle I lived.

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John" Boxer" Mendoza was a high ranking NF member who had risen to the top of one of California's most violent prison gangs. He spent over 20 years functioning in this criminal organization and became one of the most loyal and dedicated members. After years of pushing the gangs street agendas forward and operating as a "Regimental Street Commander", he was finally arrested and indicted with several other members. During the eight year long prosecution, which eventually led to several more indictments, the detraction amongst the gang festered and resulted in the defection of dozens of other prominant members. This story describes the choices Boxer made and the path he ultimately chose. His decisions changed the NF and all those involved.
Published December 28, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 508 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crime.

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First-time writer Mendoza tells the story of his rise through the ranks and his ultimate escape from a powerful criminal organization.

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