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Homosexuality in the ghetto Archive of 2 First Edition Iceberg Slim books: Mama Black Widow and...
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Homosexuality in the ghetto" Archive of 2 First Edition Iceberg Slim books: Mama Black Widow and The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim

by Iceberg Slim, Robert Beck

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[African American] [LGBTQ] Beck, Robert (Aka Iceberg Slim) Mama Black Widow and The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim. Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Co., 1969 and 1971. First Edition Paperbacks. Both are about 300 pages. Both measures 4.25" x 7". Iceberg Slim was an American former pimp who later became a writer. In 1961, after serving 10 months of solitary confinement in a Cook County jail, Maupin decided he was too old for a life of pimping at the age of 42 and moved to Los Angeles to become a writer. Beck wrote several more novels, an autobiography, and a story collection. He sold over six million books before his death in 1992, making him one of the best-selling African-American writers. Scottish author Irvine Welsh said: "Iceberg Slim did for the pimp what Jean Genet did for the homosexual and thief and William Burroughs did for the junkie: he articulated the thoughts and feelings of someone who had been there." This archive includes: [1] Mama Black Widow, which tells the tragic story of Otis… Read More
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Mama Black Widow

by Iceberg Slim

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Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Co, 1969. First edition. First edition. 312, [8] pp. Bound in publisher's wraps. Very Good with single crease to spine,a few stains to edges, pages toned with age, nice shape overall.
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Mama Black Widow

by Iceberg Slim

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Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing Co, 1969. First Edition. First edition. 312, [8] pp. Bound in publisher's wraps. Good with corner creasing to front wrap and first few pages, wear to wraps, a few corner creased pages, pages toned with age.
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Mama Black Widow

by Iceberg Slim

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Los Angeles: Holloway House, 1969. First Edition. Perfect-bound duodecimo in decorative type wraps. 312pp, [1], [7]pp advertisements. Worn about edges, with small closed tears (.25") to middle of fore edges of front and rear wraps; some creasing, soiling; binding and spine sound and uncreased; pages and inside wraps age-toned. Very Good,. True first printing, with all points (stated First Printing, HH-176 to cover), of Slim's pulp classic.
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Mama Black Widow

by Slim, Iceberg

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Holloway House Publishing Co., 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.First edition. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Covers betray fading and nicks and other signs of wear and imperfection commensurate with age. Binding is tight and structurally sound. Pages absent any extraneous marks. Sealed in plastic for shipping. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Mama Black Widow

by Iceberg Slim (pseudonym of Robert Beck, born Robert Moppins, Jr.)

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Los Angeles: Holloway House HH-176, 1969. Book. Illus. by Ron Wolin (cover illustration). Very Good. Paperback. First Edition.. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Paperback original. Slim/Beck/Moppins presents "a chronicle of Negro ghetto life which should be recognized as the most vivid and important ever published. Beck's premise is that hatred is as destructive to those who hate as it is to those who are hated. His life on Chicago's Southside lends ample authority to his writing." 313 pages + seven pages of advertisements for other Holloway House publications. A bit of edge-/corner wear, moderate handling wear, tanning..
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MAMA BLACK WIDOW

by SLIM, Iceberg, (pseud. for Robert Beck)

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NY: Norton, 1998. First printing of this edition. 8vo, pp. 240. Paper wraps. As new.
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