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The naked soul of Iceberg Slim

Author: Robert Beck
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, [2013?], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Iceberg Slim's first three novels (Pimp, Trick Baby and Mama Black Widow) offered some of the rawest and bleakest visions of urban America ever put to paper. Their refusal to compromise, coupled with their reflection of society's underworld and underbelly, rapidly won him a major following. The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim, however, proves to be something of a departure in the sense that it is a series of short  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Robert Beck; Iceberg Slim; Robert Beck; Iceberg Slim
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Beck
ISBN: 9780857869685 085786968X
OCLC Number: 843342307
Notes: Originally published: U.S.A.: Holloway House, 1971.
Description: ix, 153 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robert Beck ; foreword by Diane Beck.


'I want to say at the outset that I have become ill, insane as an inmate of a torture chamber behind America's fake facade of justice and democracy. But I am not as ill as I was, and I am getting  Read more...


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the King of the Ghetto * * The Observer * * Slim belongs to the knuckleduster-in your-face school of storytelling. * * The Sunday Times * * Slim always told it as it was, without compromise * * Read more...

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