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Judgment Day

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0020
Subject:
History, Social History

Slowly but surely, Allen Jones was getting acclimated to life on Rikers Island. Once again, as on the streets, basketball was his path to acceptance. Jones was a boy in a world of men, but now he had ... More


The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Allen Jones

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This is the story of Allen Jones and his odyssey from the streets of the Bronx to a life as a professional athlete and banker in Europe, but it is also provides a unique vantage point on the history ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


Do the Crime, Do the Time

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0019
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes Allen Jones's time inside The Tombs. The night he spent in that jailhouse was the longest of his life. He was locked inside a cell with ten or twelve men, some of them pretty ... More


Free at Last! Free at Last …

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0021
Subject:
History, Social History

The ride home from Rikers Island was a blur. Allen Jones was sucking in everything around him, just like someone needing air. On top of all that, the feeling of just having experienced a miracle had ... More


Cornwall Academy

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0022
Subject:
History, Social History

Allen Jones was proud to say that he was going to a private school on a basketball scholarship in the fall at Cornwall Academy. He met Parcells Jones from East Side House on Alexander Avenue, one of ... More


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