Today’s book comes from Iceberg Slim.
This is the gritty truth, the life of a hustler in south side Chicago where the only characters are those who con and those who get conned.
Trick Baby tells the story of “White Folks,” a blue-eyed, light-haired, con-artist whose pale skin allows him to pass in the streets as a white man. Folks is tormented early in life, rejected by other children and branded a “Trick Baby,” the child conceived between a hooker and her trick. Refusing to abandon his life in the ghetto and a chance at revenge, Folks is taken under the wing of an older mentor, Blue. What happens next is not to be believed.
Only Slim could bring us the story of a hustler, forced to learn the game and rise to the top. It’s Slim’s story and he tells it in the only way he knows how, in the language of the streets.
If you would like to purchase a copy, for yourself or a friend, you can find it in the Iceberg Slim section of the Diamond’s Literary World Amazon storefront:
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