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Pimp : The Story of My Life

Pimp : The Story of My Life

Author: Iceberg Slim
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The ultimate anti-hero, Iceberg Slim, takes you into the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, the sounds, the fears and petty triumphs of his world. A legendary figure of the Chicago underworld, this is his story: from defending his mother against the evil men she brought into their lives, to becoming a giant of the streets. A seething tale of brutality, cunning and greed, "Pimp" is a harrowing portrait of life on the wrong side of the tracks, and a rich warning from a true survivor. Review: 'Pimp is an eye-boggling netherworld documentary, a tear-arse tale of ferocious emotion, expressed through action.' Q magazine Author Biography: Robert Beck, who used the moniker Iceberg Slim, was a major league pimp who enjoyed serious sucess during the 40s and 50s. He decided to leave the pimping game having served his third and final stretch in jail. He moved to Los Angeles where he straightened out and began a career as a writer. Pimp was originally published in 1967.
Reviews
'Pimp is an eye-boggling netherworld documentary, a tear-arse tale of ferocious emotion, expressed through action.' Q magazine
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781847673329
  • : Canongate Books
  • : Canongate Books
  • : February 2009
  • : 198mm X 130mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : port.
  • : Paperback
  • : 509
  • : 288
  • : Iceberg Slim