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Trick baby : the story of a white Negro

Author: Iceberg Slim
Publisher: [United States?] : Cash Money Content, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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Trick Baby tells the story of "White Folks," a blue-eyed, light-haired, con-artist whose pale skin allows him to pass in the streets as a white man. Folks is tormented early in life, rejected by other children and branded a "Trick Baby," the child conceived between a hooker and her trick. Refusing to abandon his hood dreams and a chance at revenge, Folks is taken under the wing of an older mentor, Blue. His journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Urban fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 9781936399017 1936399016
OCLC Number: 687670193
Notes: Novel.
Description: ix, 305 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Story of a white Negro
Responsibility: Iceberg Slim.

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Trick Baby tells the story of "White Folks," a blue-eyed, light-haired, con-artist whose pale skin allows him to pass in the streets as a white man. Folks is tormented early in life, rejected by other children and branded a "Trick Baby," the child conceived between a hooker and her trick. Refusing to abandon his hood dreams and a chance at revenge, Folks is taken under the wing of an older mentor, Blue. His journey to the top of the con game is not to be believed.--Back cover.

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