Interested in knowing more about the life and work of Jackie Pullinger? Explore and click among the links on this page.
Chasing the Dragon
This book gives a straighforward account of Jackie Pullinger’s life, and her experiences in Hong Kong, up to the beginning of the 80s.
Crack in the Wall
This book, published in 1997, is a collection of stories about some of the people Jackie encountered over 30 years of work in Hong Kong.
St Stephen’s Society
Although there is no official website for the work of Jackie Pullinger, this site is the next best thing, with stories and contact info.
The Cross and the Switchblade
David Wilkerson’s experience is often to be considered parallel to Jackie Pullinger’s. The Cross and the Switchblade tells the story his adventures in New York among teenage gang members. Like Jackie Pullinger, Wilkerson risked a great deal to reach young people many thought to be unreachable.
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Jackie Pullinger was 22 when she started working with drug addicts in Hong Kong’s Walled City, infamous for its gangs and violence. She first went in the 1970’s and works among the drug addicts and street gangs still.
Click here to visit the St Stephen’s Society website, the official website of Jackie Pullinger.
Written by Howard Ingham.
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