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Trick baby

Author: Iceberg Slim
Publisher: Canongate : Edinburgh, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reissue of the cult classic; the perfect partner to Pimp

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 9781847674319 1847674313
OCLC Number: 861815503
Notes: Originally published Edinburgh Payback, 1996. Trick Baby" charts the rise of White Folks, a white Negro who uses his colour as a trump card in the tough game of the Con. Blue-eyed, light-haired and white-skinned, White Folks is the most incredible con man the ghetto ever spawned, a hustler in the jungle of Southside Chicago where only the sharpest survive. With his partner Blue, an old hand who teaches him the tricks of the trade, White Folks rises to the top of his profession. The cons he pulls off get more and more lucrative and dangerous until one day they go too far ...
Description: 280 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Iceberg Slim ; introduction by Ice T.

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One of the most honest and original writers to emerge from the last century, Slim fully earns his place in the canon of America's greatest. -- Helen Walsh Trick Baby is an American classic. * * Read more...

 
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