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The Coldest Winter Ever (Paperback)

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Renowned hip-hop artist, political activist, and bestselling author Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel.
I came busting into the world during one of New York's worst snowstorms, so my mother named me Winter. Ghetto-born, Winter is the young, wealthy daughter of a prominent Brooklyn drug-dealing family. Quick-witted, sexy, and business-minded, she knows and loves the streets like the curves of her own body. But when a cold Winter wind blows her life in a direction she doesn't want to go, her street smarts and seductive skills are put to the test of a lifetime. Unwilling to lose, this ghetto girl will do anything to stay on top.
Featuring a Special Collector's Edition Reader's Guide -- including an author Q&A, detailed character analyses, and the author's own remarks about the meaning of her story.

Praise For…


"Sister Souljah has taken her talents from the stage to the page."


-- Essence


"The #1 author of the hip-hop generation."


-- Sean "P. Diddy" Combs


"Winter is nasty, spoiled, and almost unbelievably libidinous, and it's ample evidence of the author's talent that she is also deeply sympathetic."


-- The New Yorker


"Winter is precious, babacious, and as tough as a hollow-point bullet."


-- Salon.com


"[Souljah] spread[s] messages that are clear, concise, and true to the game."


-- The Source


"Intriguing....Souljah exhibits a raw and true voice."


-- Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743270106
ISBN-10: 074327010X
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Publication Date: September 20th, 2005
Pages: 355
Language: English