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Iceberg Slim, also known as Robert Beck, was born as Robert Lee Maupin. Novelist and poet whose most famous novel, Pimp, is semi-autobiographical.
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The Story of My Life
Iceberg Slim - May 10, 2011 (first published in 1967)
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Robert (Iceberg Slim) Beck's first book is told without bitterness and with no pretense at moralizing. It is the smells, the sounds, the fears and the petty triumphs in the world of the street pimp....
Mama Black Widow
Iceberg Slim - May 07, 2013 (first published in 1969)
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Mama Black Widow is the nickname of Otis Tilson, a comely and tragic black queen adrift with his brothers and sisters in the dark ghetto world of pimpdom and violent crime. His story is told in the gut-level language of the homosexual underworld--an unforgettable testament of life lived on the margins of a racist and predatory urban hell....
Trick Baby
Iceberg Slim - Jan 01, 2009 (first published in 1969)
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This novel charts the rise of White Folks, a white negro who uses his colour as his trump card in the tough game of the con. Blue-eyed, light-haired and white-skinned, White Folks was a successful con man, a hustler in the jungle of Southside Chicago where only the sharpest survived....
The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim
Robert Beck's Real Story
Iceberg Slim - Sep 10, 2013 (first published in 1971)
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Detailing the haunting past of Robert Beck, known to the streets as Iceberg Slim, these essays tackle the idea of hope: the possibility to veer off course in life and then to change for the better.While bringing brutal and difficult-to-swallow tales from the underground, this book exposes the author’s inner workings unlike any of Iceberg Slim’s oth...
Iceberg Slim
Lost Interviews with the Pimp - Book Two
Ian Whitaker, Iceberg Slim, Ice-T, Bishop Don Magic Juan, Quincy Jones, Iceberg Slim, Camille Beck, Bill Duke, Misty Beck - Dec 02, 2016 (first published in 2009)
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Straight from the source: Iceberg Slim gives unprecedented insight into his incredible life and mind in this second collection of rare, explicit, interviews. Iceberg Slim is infamous as a pimp. But he was many things: Victim of childhood abuse, racism and the Great Depression; drug addict; hustler; prison escapee; multi-million book selling author;...
Pimp, Trick Baby, Mama Black Widow
Iceberg Slim - Nov 08, 2012
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1969. L'Amérique découvre Pimp, autobiographie explosive signée Iceberg Slim (alias Robert Beck). Il devient le proxénète le plus célèbre des Etats-Unis. Un peu malgré lui, Slim est propulsé au rang de porte-parole indigne de la communauté noire, dans la lignée des Black Panthers. Suivront Trick Baby et Marna Black Widow, textes très inspirés de so...
Long White Con
Iceberg Slim - Sep 01, 2005 (first published in 1988)
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Taking up where "Trick Baby" left off, White Folks moves up to Canada after the death of his partner and mentor, Blue Howard. There, he hooks up with the Vicksburg Kid, who completes his con education. Together they form a formidable duo, playing for the highest stakes in the Unhappy Virgin Game....
Iceberg Slim
Iceberg Slim - Jan 01, 2018
Please note that the following individual books as per original ISBN supplied individually by publisher and as per cover image in this listing shall be dispatched collectively:Trick Baby: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-skinne...
Doom Fox
Iceberg Slim - Sep 21, 1998
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Doom Fox is the last in Iceberg Slim's legendary series of underground novels. Written in 1978 and unpublished until now, Doom Fox is a tale of the Los Angeles ghetto that begins just after World War II and spans the next thirty years. In the no-holds-barred tradition of Chester Himes, Doom Fox captures a violent, vivid world of low-riding chippie-...
Death Wish
Iceberg Slim - Oct 18, 2012 (first published in 1977)
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A novel of the clash between Jimmy Collucci, an ambitious member of Chicago's Mafia, and Jessie Taylor, an African American driven by revenge and hatred to destroy Collucci's infamous organization....
Shetani's Sister (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original) by Iceberg Slim
Airtight Willie & Me by Iceberg Slim
Du temps où j'étais mac (ROMAN) by Iceberg SLIM