By Harold Robbins
Harold Robbins' first actual novel can also be one among his strongest. by no means Love a Stranger tells the gritty and passionate story of Francis "Frankie" Kane, from his meager beginnings as an orphan in New York's Hell's Kitchen. From that stressed and belittling begin, Frank works his approach up, opting for the incorrect facet of the legislation to make a reputation for himself. At a tender age, he turns into one of many city's most deadly males, indulging in his ardour for energy, intercourse, and the simplest issues in life-whether or no longer they are often bought. First released in 1948, the radical started Robbins' prolific profession after an individual made him a $100 wager that he couldn't write a bestseller. Twenty-six pot-boiling novels later, he proved the ability of his phrases. by no means Love a Stranger takes an unflinching examine a brand new York that's long past by-exposing existence in the course of and after the nice melancholy, while the syndicate governed the town with no mercy.
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Here we ﬁnd that, consistent with popular imagery, there is a strong and statistically signiﬁcant positive association between immigrant concentration and gang-related homicide rates. 25 (or increases 225%). Relative to the other results presented, this effect appears quite large (note also the substantially larger maximum likelihood R-squared for this model). Moreover, the differences between this coefﬁcient and immigration coefﬁcients in the prior models are all statistically signiﬁcant. Given its contradiction to the ﬁndings in the other homicide models, the link between immigration and gang-related homicides deserves additional consideration, which we provide in the concluding section of the chapter.
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Revisiting the Scarface legacy: The victim/offender relationship and Mariel homicides in Miami. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 23, 37–56. , Nielsen, A. , & Lee, M. T. (2003). Reconsidering the Marielito legacy: Race/ ethnicity, nativity, and homicide motives. Social Science Quarterly, 84, 397–411. 16 MATTHEW T. LEE AND RAMIRO MARTINEZ JR. , Stowell, J. , & Lee, M. T. (In Progress). Immigration and crime in an era of transformation: A longitudinal analysis of homicides in San Diego Neighborhoods, 1980–2000.
Never Love A Stranger by Harold Robbins