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- DescriptionDarius, aka Rio, the only child of a singer turned alcoholic, feels he has thing to hold on to except the idea of one day escaping the ghetto. Years ago, he took a gun charge for a friend and did some time. Unable to find a job when he gets out, Rio turns to hustling. But for him it's simply a way out. In the meantime Rio finds escape in the arms of soulmate Trinity. When Trinity's mother dies, her abusive father comes to depend on her for everything. Trinity finds strength in Rio's arms. Together they vow to do whatever it takes to leave the ghetto. But will they endure?
- Author BiographyK'WAN is the #1 Essence bestselling author of Welfare Wifeys, Section 8, Gutter, Still Hood, Hood Rat, and others. He wrote his first novel, Gangsta, as a therapeutic release, and it went on to become an Essence bestseller and a part of urban-lit history. In 2008 he received the Black Author of the Year Award from Black Press Radio. He has been featured in Time, KING, The New York Press, and on MTV and BET. Besides an author, K'wan is also a motivational speaker, a mentor to at-risk children and the C.E.O. of Black Dawn, Inc. He lives in New Jersey.
- PublisherSt Martin's Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2004
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSaint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
- Out-of-print date18/11/2011
- Weight298 g
- Width140 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine23 mm
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