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Welfare Wifeys : A Hood Rat Novel - K'wan

Welfare Wifeys

A Hood Rat Novel

By: K'wan

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Published: 28th September 2010
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After the deaths and arrests of his entire crew and an informant-fueled investigation into his past, the man known on the streets as Animal relocates to Texas and finds fame and stardom as the newest act signed to the notorious Big Dawg Entertainment. His girlfriend, Gucci, is thrilled when she gets the news that he's coming back to New York on a promotional tour, but when she discovers the hidden agenda behind his homecoming nothing can prepare her for the life-altering consequences that will come of it.

There goes the neighborhood . . . again.

"Quick and entertaining, K'wan's latest captures a small slice of modern urban life with a great degree of credibility and finds in Animal his most conflicted, memorable, and likable character yet." --Publisher's Weekly on Section 8"K'wan once again comes through with a gritty and violent yarn that raises the street-lit bar." --Library Journal on Section 8"A street-lit version of The Godfather . . . Hoodlum does what literature should do. It shows us that writing really matters." --Library Journal on Hoodlum"The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism." --Publishers Weekly on Hood Rat"One of hip-hop fiction's hottest authors . . . fans will appreciate many of the qualities that make K'wan a writer to check for: gritty settings, memorable dialogue, and authentic action." --KING magazine on Street Dreams Quick and entertaining, K'wan's latest captures a small slice of modern urban life with a great degree of credibility and finds in Animal his most conflicted, memorable, and likable character yet. Publisher's Weekly on Section 8 K'wan once again comes through with a gritty and violent yarn that raises the street-lit bar. Library Journal on Section 8 A street-lit version of The Godfather . . . Hoodlum does what literature should do. It shows us that writing really matters. Library Journal on Hoodlum The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism. Publishers Weekly on Hood Rat One of hip-hop fiction's hottest authors . . . fans will appreciate many of the qualities that make K'wan a writer to check for: gritty settings, memorable dialogue, and authentic action. KING magazine on Street Dreams" Quick and entertaining, K'wan's latest captures a small slice of modern urban life with a great degree of credibility and finds in Animal his most conflicted, memorable, and likable character yet. "Publisher's Weekly on Section 8" K'wan once again comes through with a gritty and violent yarn that raises the street-lit bar. "Library Journal on Section 8" A street-lit version of "The Godfather . . . ""Hoodlum" does what literature should do. It shows us that writing really matters. "Library Journal on Hoodlum" The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism. "Publishers Weekly on Hood Rat" One of hip-hop fiction's hottest authors . . . fans will appreciate many of the qualities that make K'wan a writer to check for: gritty settings, memorable dialogue, and authentic action. "KING magazine on Street Dreams"" Praise for K'wan"Quick and entertaining, K'wan's latest captures a small slice of modern urban life with a great degree of credibility and finds in Animal his most conflicted, memorable, and likable character yet.""---Publisher's Weekly" on "Section 8""K'wan once again comes through with a gritty and violent yarn that raises the street-lit bar.""---Library Journal" on "Section 8""A street-lit version of "The Godfather . . . ""Hoodlum" does what literature should do. It shows us that writing really matters.""---Library Journal" on "Hoodlum""The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism.""---Publishers Weekly" on "Hood Rat""One of hip-hop fiction's hottest authors . . . fans will appreciate many of the qualities that make K'wan a writer to check for: gritty settings, memorable dialogue, and authentic action.""---KING" magazine on "Street Dreams" Praise for K'wan"Quick and entertaining, K'wan's latest captures a small slice of modern urban life with a great degree of credibility and finds in Animal his most conflicted, memorable, and likable character yet.""---Publisher's Weekly" on "Section 8""K'wan once again comes through with a gritty and violent yarn that raises the street-lit bar.""---Library Journal" on "Section 8""A street-lit version of "The Godfather . . . ""Hoodlum" does what literature should do. It shows us that writing really matters.""---Library Journal" on "Hoodlum""The big draw here is the electric prose, which is imbued with profane, comic lyricism.""---Publishers Weekly" on "Hood Rat""One of hip-hop fiction's hottest authors . . . fans will appreciate many of the qualities that make K'wan a writer to check for: gritty settings, memorable dialogue, and authentic action.""---KING" magazine on "Street Drea

ISBN: 9780312536978
ISBN-10: 0312536976
Series: A Hood Rat Novel
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 28th September 2010
Publisher: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.31