But when davis recruits johnny's sister for his stabke and later OD's her, Johnny and Buddy come on with a vengeance. Johnny washington, a black teenager in Los Angeles, knows the freight yard like the back of his hand. They're the soul support of their families.
Street PlayersHolloway House - In this, his fourth novel, goines tests the tensile strength of a ghetto spawn who clawed his way to the top and fights like hell to stay there. That's when Earl fights back. And all hell breaks loose! "He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators.
New jersey Voice Holloway House. Until someone even higher up puts the heat on and his friends begin dropping like flies—of lead poisoning. He's cool, sharp as an ice crystal, and it seems that no one can touch him. He's known as "earl the black Pearl, " and he's left the homeboys behind—way behind.
DopefiendHolloway House - But teddy had a small little addiction. Together, teddy and Terry filled people with admiration wherever they went. Drawing from years of his own addiction to heroin, Goines holds nothing back in this graphic, unflinching tale of lives destroyed by drugs. Each page tells it like it is—the whole truth and nothing but the truth—which keeps you coming back for more.
. Then terry had a taste. Then life took a wrong turn into the darkest, vilest back alleys. Praise for donald goines and His Novels “Written from ground zero… the voice of the ghetto itself. The village voice “He lived by the code of the streets. New jersey Voice Holloway House. The true black voice of his generation, donald goines wrote novels that nailed the harsh realities of the urban experience deep into the psyche of today’s hip hop culture, influencing major artists from Jay-Z and 50 Cent to Nas and Ghostface Killah.
Dopefiend - Dopefiend is his classic descent into the junkie’s harrowing nightmare… Teddy finally got the girl of his dreams. Young, and black, gifted, the future was theirs for the taking.
WhoresonHolloway House - It is not the educated voice of a writer who has, so to speak, risen above his background. There was nothing i could do about it, but even had I been able to, I wouldn’t have changed it. Whoreson jones is the son of a beautiful black prostitute and an unknown white john. At age twelve, his street education begins when a man named Fast Black schools him in trickology.
Holloway House Publishing Company. It is the voice of the ghetto itself. Michael covino, The Village Voice Holloway House. As a child, big mama, he’s looked after by his neighborhood’s imposing matriarch, while his mother works. From one of the most revolutionary writers of the 20th century, the uncensored and gritty novel that inspired today’s street lit and hip hop culture.
Whoreson - After my ninth birthday I began to really understand the meaning of my name. By thirteen, Whoreson’s a cardsharp. They are almost unbearable. They brought news of one place to the residents of another. Goines’ novels, on the other hand, are written from ground zero. I began to understand just what my mother was doing for a living.
Black Girl LostHolloway House - But when chink gets caught, Sandra commits the ultimate act of love to keep her man out of jail. Almost since the day she was born, Sandra had to fend for herself on the streets of Detroit. For a black girl lost, murder was always in the cards. Crime and pain were her closest companions. The voice of the ghetto itself.
The village voice shocking, thrilling, and absolutely unforgettable—Donald Goines returns with another classic urban tale about one woman who is living life without any rules. Goines's narratives offer a painfully vivid account of the black underworld, crooked cops and dilapidated buildings abound and whores, corner hustlers, where Cadillacs, pushers and thieves thrive.
Black Girl Lost - New york Times Holloway House. Then someone she had no business believing in waltzed into her life—a man willing to watch her back and show her how to make easy money. Holloway House Publishing Company.
Eldorado RedHolloway House - The thing is, but in the law of the streets, Eldorado wants to let him go, retribution has a mind of its own. But when you're the top dog, the sure bet is that someone—everyone—wants to take what you got. You just never think your own flesh and blood will pull the trigger. Eldorado red has it all—new cars, women, and plenty of money.
Now eldorado's son, Buddy, is on the run. Holloway House Publishing Company. The voice of the ghetto itself. The village voice a fistful of revenge, from Donald Goines, street-style, the godfather of urban lit. He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators.
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Cry RevengeHolloway House - But the chicanos don’t see it that way, and when one of their brothers is brutally slaughtered in a barroom shootout because of Curtis’ dealings with heroin pusher Fat George, the Mexicans cry revenge on Curtis, leaving his brother with a wrecked body that will forever prevent him from being the basketball star he’d always dreamed of being.
Curtis swears vengeance, and the streets run red with black-Chicano warfare! “He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators. New jersey Voice Holloway House. Young curtis carson doesn’t mean to rip off the Chicanos in his backyard crap games. He just rolls the dice better.
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Swamp ManHolloway House - George jackson was a “swamp Man, ” born and bred in the dark watery woods of Mississippi. Holloway House Publishing Company. When they were through with her, she let her mind shut down, fearing to remember. Slipping through the swamps like a ghost, george stalked them, one by one, two by two… “He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators.
New jersey Voice Holloway House. They caught her soon after she got off the bus, home for her first year of college. Used book in Good Condition. He was a gentle young man who turned as deadly as a water moccasin after he saw what the four hill boys did to his sister.
Crime Partners KenyattaHolloway House - Nothing else mattered. The thing to worry about was the next fix. Not a bad living if you liked scraping by. When billy and jackie fell in with Kenyatta, a ghetto lord ready to take back the streets, they thought they’d hit the big time. Holloway House Publishing Company. Dealing with drug pushers and crooked cops in the name of justice sure felt good, but in a world where “kindness was the sweetest con of all, ” every bullet fired echoed with the sound of payback.
He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators. New jersey voice“The voice of the ghetto itself. The village Voice Holloway House. The godfather of urban lit, donald Goines captures the raw, uncensored reality of life on the streets with a voice that has shaped hip hop culture.
Crime Partners Kenyatta - Crime partnersprison buddies Billy Good and Jackie Walker made time pulling small jobs here and there. Used book in Good Condition.
Kenyatta's EscapeHolloway House - Holloway House. In kenyatta's escape, goines continues his story of the bloody, brutal world of crime he began in Crime Partners and Death List. They're all back for a coast-to-coast chase that spells gripping adventure. Kenyatta had two ambitions: cleaning the ghetto of all drug traffic and gunning down all the racist white cops! But a black and white detective team, Benson and Ryan, is on his tail and has discovered the location of his army's camp.
. Armed with tanks, they bring a bloody doomsday to his followers. Used book in Good Condition. Holloway House Publishing Company.
Never Die AloneHolloway House - He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators. New jersey Voice Holloway House. Used book in Good Condition. They came after him. Holloway House Publishing Company. He left behind a cadillac and a diary, left it to a writer Donald Goines called “Paul Pawlowski.
Like all goines’ novels, Never Die Alone is based on truth. Mixing battery acid with cocaine to gain revenge was acceptable, too. Holloway House. Then he made it big—only to find others had not forgotten, had no intention of forgiving. Whatever it took. If it took busting an old lady’s head open with a Coke bottle for her last dollar, so be it.
Never Die Alone - King david never let anything stand in his way, as he clawed his way out of the mean streets.