Ryan Gattis

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Author of the novel All Involved, set during the LA riots of 1992

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Ryan Gattis reveals that one day he got a call, asking if he'd like to watch a former gang member crack a safe.  Thus, the novel Safe was born.

Ryan Gattis: Safe

Ryan Gattis reveals that one day he got a call, asking if he'd like to watch a former gang member crack a safe.  Thus, the novel Safe was born.

from Bookworm

Ryan Gattis' new book, All Involved, is really a reconstitution of the L.A. riots from a person who wasn't there.

Ryan Gattis: All Involved

Ryan Gattis' new book, All Involved, is really a reconstitution of the L.A. riots from a person who wasn't there.

from Bookworm

All Involved is a new novel about the 1992 LA Riots. It looks at the events from the perspective of seventeen different narrators. Madeleine talks to the author.

'All Involved'

All Involved is a new novel about the 1992 LA Riots. It looks at the events from the perspective of seventeen different narrators. Madeleine talks to the author.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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