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Sipho, a seventeen-year-old from Umlazi, South Africa, drops out of high school and joins a carjacking syndicate to make a name for himself and escape his family’s low-income life. Sipho learns the tricks of the dangerous trade under the guidance of gang leader Sibani, while partying heavily and chasing women nightly. Candid and unapologetic, Young Blood is the story of the intricate balance of circumstance and choice, swift gain and incredible loss. Both a red-hot crime novel and a coming-of-age story, Young Blood reveals the devastating violence and raw beauty of life in South Africa’s townships. Buy this book from our affiliate Bookshop.org.