The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbangera€™s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ A Latino Gangbangera€™s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ, Casey Diaz
  • List: $20.99  |  Sale: $14.70
    Club: $10.49
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbangera€™s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ

Author: Casey Diaz, Mike Yorkey

Narrator: Bob Borquez, Nicky Cruz

Unabridged: 6 hr 2 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Published: 04/02/2019

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - Hispanic & Latino

Synopsis

“This is a story of a tough young man who lost his way, and of a loving God who never forgot him, no matter where he was.” — Nicky Cruz, bestselling author of Run Baby Run

 

The son of El Salvadorian immigrants, Casey Diaz was brought to Los Angeles at the age of two. An abusive, impoverished family life propelled Casey at only eleven years of age into the Rockwood Street Locos gang. Casey was willing to do anything to be number one, but years of chasing rival gang members led to a dramatic ambush and arrest by the LAPD.

At just sixteen, Casey was sentenced to more than twelve years in solitary confinement in California’s toughest prison as one of the state’s most violent offenders. He thought his life was over.

Yet, when a determined elderly woman paid Casey a visit, a whole new world of possibilities began to unfold. Casey scoffed as she quietly insisted God was going to use him. As the days in solitary wore on, Casey realized Someone else was calling the shots. What happened next can only be described as a miracle.

Perfect for:

People who believe they’re too far goneParents who want to keep their kids out of gangs – what are the warning signsSocial workers who interact with at-risk youthThose looking for a gritty, informed perspective on LA street gangs and gang culture

 

A visceral insider’s look at the violent world of gangs and prison life, The Shot Caller is a remarkable demonstration of God’s reckless, unending grace and His desire to reach even the worst of sinners—no matter where they are.

Recommended

Springfield Confidential Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons, Mike Reiss
Springfield Confidential
by Mike Reiss

In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in...

Narrator: Mike Reiss
Published: 06/12/2018

All the Pieces Matter The Inside Story of The Wire®, Jonathan Abrams
All the Pieces Matter
by Jonathan Abrams

The definitive oral history of the iconic and beloved TV show The Wire, as told by the actors, writers, directors, and others involved in its creationSince its final episode aired in 2008, HBO's acclaimed crime drama The Wire has only become more po...

Narrator: Jonathan Abrams
Published: 02/13/2018

I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends, Kelsey Miller
I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends
by Kelsey Miller

An InStyle 10 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This OctoberSIX FRIENDS THAT BECAME A FAMILY.A TELEVISION SHOW THAT BECAME A PHENOMENON.Today, Friends is remembered as an icon of ’90s comedy and the Must See TV years. But when the series deb...

Narrator: Amber Benson
Published: 10/23/2018

Brain Lock, Jeffrey M. Schwartz
Brain Lock
by Jeffrey M. Schwartz

The 20th anniversary edition of the definitive classic on defeating obsessive-compulsive behavior, with all-new material from the author.An estimated 5 million Americans suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and live diminished lives in w...

Narrator: Jeffrey M. Schwartz
Published: 07/28/2009

The World of Downton Abbey, Jessica Fellowes
The World of Downton Abbey
by Jessica Fellowes

A lavish look at the real world--both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series Downton AbbeyApril 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a g...

Narrator: Julian Fellowes
Published: 02/10/2012

New Wine Rules, The A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know, Jon Bonne
New Wine Rules, The
by Jon Bonne

Matt Kramer, author and columnist for Wine Spectator, calls The New California Wine some of the most insightful wine writing you'll read anywhere, claiming it offers the real skinny on cutting-edge California wine. Hugh Johnson, the author of The Wo...

Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller
Published: 11/14/2017

Definitely Hispanic Essays on Growing Up Latino and Celebrating What Unites Us, LeJuan James
Definitely Hispanic
by LeJuan James

Perfect for fans of Fresh Off the Boat’s situational humor and Jane the Virgin’s celebration of Latinidad, Definitely Hispanic is a collection of introspective memoiristic essays by social media influencer and viral phenomenon LeJuan Jam...

Narrator: LeJuan James
Published: 06/04/2019

The Quest Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, Daniel Yergin
The Quest
by Daniel Yergin

This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic changeA master storyteller as well as a ...

Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Published: 09/20/2011

The New Case for Gold, James Rickards
The New Case for Gold
by James Rickards

**USA Today bestseller and Wall Street Journal business bestseller**They say John Maynard Keynes called gold a "barbarous relic." They say there isn’t enough gold to support finance and commerce. They say the gold supply can’t increase f...

Narrator: James Rickards
Published: 04/05/2016
{"id":"2980461","ean":"9780785224532","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbangera€™s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ","subtitle":"A Latino Gangbangera€™s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ","author":"Casey Diaz","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Bob Borquez","ubr_id":"2980461","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"20.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"12.59","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Bob Borquez","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 5 hr 20 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}