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Kenyatta's Escape

Donald Goines

ISBN 9780758287441
Publish Date 4/30/2013
Format Trade Paperback
Categories Holloway House Classics, General, Fiction

Donald Goines, the originator of urban lit, never lets up with this raw portrayal of one man’s fight to rid the streets of drugs and crooked cops…

If you want to rule the streets, you can’t get bum rushed. Kenyatta’s got the guns and the soldiers, an army prepared to fight the power by any means necessary. But the cops have located Kenyatta’s hideout—and they’re coming in armed. Kenyatta is not giving up without a fight, so now it’s time to man up and go to war.

“He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators.” —New Jersey Voice

About Donald Goines:

Donald Goines was born in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the U.S. Air Force instead of going into his family’s dry cleaning business. Following his service, he entered into a life of drug addiction and crime. He received seven prison sentences, serving a total of over six years. While he was in prison, Goines wrote his first two novels, Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie and Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp. Goines was shot to death in 1974.

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