Always Running | Study Guide

Luis J. Rodriguez

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Overview

Author

Luis J. Rodriguez

Year Published

1993

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Always Running, written in the first person, relates the personal experiences of the author, Luis Rodríguez.

Tense

Always Running is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Always Running expresses the chaotic nature of the author's early life. La vida loca (Spanish for "the crazy life") is a term used by Chicano gang members (those of Mexican descent who were born or are living in the United States) to describe their lifestyle. Gang Days in L.A. names the portion of the author's life described in the book.

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