|Forlag||Random House Publishing Group|
|Emne||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|
Om Gorilla Black
Seven is the new urban mercenary stealing hearts. You gotta love her!Chunichi, the Urban Diva, author of the Gangsters Girl seriesBilal Cunningham has grown up in Richmond, Virginias meanest projects. His mother offers him little love but takes whatever cash Bilal can make to feed her alcohol-fueled life and the men she shares her bed with. Instead of drugs and drink, Bilal devours Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, and the works of other poets, which he can recite verbatim. But when his beloved little brother, Keon, is killed in a shoot-out, Bilals straitlaced life goes awry.Vengeance lands Bilal in jail for seven years, and when he comes out hes drawn to the streets. By becoming Richmonds top cocaine kingpin, Bilal has all the money he could ever want, though he knows to steer clear of the powder himself. But sexy Starr, the girl hes loved since childhood, cant quite keep clean. Their tumultuous relationship gets even rockier when Starr involves herself with the men who may have been responsible for Keons death. As friends and foes alike drop dead in the fallout, a shocking truth is revealed, and Bilals last shred of innocence may be lost forever.From the Trade Paperback edition.