The Cross and the Switchblade is rightly regarded as a modern classic. Telling the story of David Wilkersons work amongst the gangs in New York, it is one of the most faith-stirring, inspirational books ever written. This very high quality new edition includes the most recent updates. Suitable for both Christians and unbelievers, consider using this book as a gift for youth clubs and as an evangelistic tool for friends. Suitable for ages teen to adult. Over 50 million copies in print. Translated into 30 languages.