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STREET PLAYERS by Donald Goines

In this, his fourth novel, Goines tests the tensile strength of a ghetto spawn who clawed his way to the top and fights like hell to stay there. He’s known as “Ear the Black Pearl,” and he’s left the homeboys behind – way behin...
 
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WHITE MAN’S JUSTICE, BLACK MAN’S GRIEF by Donald Goines

Goines’ classic novel of prison life, it has been called “one of the most revealing books ever written about prison life and the bigotry built into our system.” This is the story of Chester Hines, who thought he was the baddest...
 
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DADDY COOL by Donald Goines

Larry Jackson is better known to his clients as “Daddy Cool” – and they know he is the best. He can pull a trigger or toss a knife and never blink an eye. All that counts for is the bread – and his teenage daughter, Janet. But ...

 
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ELDORADO RED by Donald Goines

Again, based on his personal experience! When Donald Goines was discharged from the Air Force, he was addicted to heroin. To support his habit he staged the robbery of a local numbers house. And from that experience came Eldora...
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SWAMP MAN by Donald Goines

George Jackson was a “Swamp Man,” born and bred in Mississippi. He was a gentle young man who turned deadly as a water moccasin after he saw what the four hill boys did to his sister. They caught her soon after she got off the ...

 
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NEVER DIE ALONE by Donald Goines

King David never let anything stand in his way, as he clawed his way out of the mean streets. If it took busting an old lady’s head open with a Coke bottle for her last dollar, so be it. Mixing battery acid with cocaine to gain...
 
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CRIME PARTNERS by Donald Goines

Goines’ powerful first novel lays bare the bloody, brutal world of crime in the black ghetto, where, as Goines put it, “kindness was the sweetest con of all.” Here is the gutsy and often shocking world of Billy and Jackie, pris...
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CRY REVENGE by Donald Goines

Young Curtis Carson doesn’t mean to rip off the Chicanos in his backyard crap games. He just rolls the dice better. But the Chicanos don’t see it that way, and when one of their brothers is brutally slaughtered in a barroom sho...
 
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DEATH LIST by Donald Goines

Donald Goines continues the gripping, gritty story of crime in the black ghetto begun in Crime Partners. They’re all back for blood: Kenyatta, the ganglord with an army of brothers to deal deadly with the crooked cops and dope ...
 
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KENYATTA’S LAST HIT by Donald Goines

Kenyatta, the living black legend, concentrates his army’s ruthless forces to rid the black community of rampant drug traffic. With the help of Elliot Stone, a black football star and latest recruit to the army, Kenyatta discov...