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The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah

The Coldest Winter Ever (edition 2006)

by Sister Souljah

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Title:The Coldest Winter Ever
Authors:Sister Souljah
Info:Pocket Star (2006), Mass Market Paperback, 544 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:SLIS J757, African American, African American Fiction, African American women, Brooklyn, coming of age, crime, drugs, girls jail, teen, urban, urban fiction, urban lit, women, ya, Souljah

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Books based on African-American characters are so underrated, this is an amazing book. Winter is a spoiled, rich young girl who is use to getting everything - clearly because her father is this big shot drug lord. Her life takes a drastic turn when she doesn't have the luxuries anymore, I thought she was really dumb, but I loved how blunt she is. I hate mean characters, but she's an amazing one. You can't help but read her story. ( )
  benishkhanx | Nov 4, 2014 |
I do not know what I think... read for a genre class about street lit.
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Brooklyn-born I don't have no sob stories for you about rats and roaches and pissy-pew hallways.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0671025368, Mass Market Paperback)

Renowned hip-hop artist, writer, and activist Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel.

I came busting into the world during one of New York's worst snowstorms, so my mother named me Winter.

Ghetto-born, Winter is the young, wealthy daughter of a prominent Brooklyn drug-dealing family. Quick-witted, sexy, and business-minded, she knows and loves the streets like the curves of her own body. But when a cold Winter wind blows her life in a direction she doesn't want to go, her street smarts and seductive skills are put to the test of a lifetime. Unwilling to lose, this ghetto girl will do anything to stay on top.

The Coldest Winter Ever marks the debut of a gifted storyteller. You will never forget this Winter's tale.

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After a black drug dealer goes to jail in Brooklyn, his ruthless 17-year-old daughter takes over his empire. A look at the mores and manners of the black underclass, this one with money. First novel by a hip-hop artist, author of No Disrespect.

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