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Pimp: The Story of My Life - Iceberg Slim
Pimp: The Story of My Life
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As real as you can get without jumping in, this is the story of Slim’s life as he saw, felt, tasted, and smelled it. Only he could tell this story and make the reader feel it. If you thought Hustle & Flow was the true pimp story, this book is where it all began. This is the heyday of the pimp,... show more
As real as you can get without jumping in, this is the story of Slim’s life as he saw, felt, tasted, and smelled it. Only he could tell this story and make the reader feel it. If you thought Hustle & Flow was the true pimp story, this book is where it all began. This is the heyday of the pimp, the hard-won pride and glory, small though it may be; the beginnings of pimp before it was dragged in front of the camera, before pimp juice and pimp style. A trip through hell by one man who lived to tell the tale. The dangers of jail, addiction and death that are still all too familiar for today’s black community. Though it is a tale of his times, it will remain current and true for as long as there is a race bias, as long as there is a street life, as long as there is exploitation.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781451617139 (1451617135)
ASIN: 1451617135
Publisher: Cash Money Content
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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4.0 Pimp: The Story of My Life
I listened to this as an audiobook, and that might have contributed to how much I enjoyed it. The reader certainly had fun with it. Iceberg Slim tells the story of his rise, fall, second rise and second fall as one of the nation's top pimps with the same sort of clever language and tongue-in-cheek b...
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