Trouble & Triumph: A Novel of Power & Beauty
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Trouble & Triumph: A Novel of Power & Beauty

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by Tip 'T.I.' Harris
     
 

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Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, producer, and actor T.I. proved himself a powerful storyteller as well with the publication of his debut novel Power & Beauty. Now he follows up with his second riveting street-lit epic, Trouble & Triumph.

T.I.’s explosive sequel picks up the story of Paul “Power” Clay and Tanya

Overview

Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, producer, and actor T.I. proved himself a powerful storyteller as well with the publication of his debut novel Power & Beauty. Now he follows up with his second riveting street-lit epic, Trouble & Triumph.

T.I.’s explosive sequel picks up the story of Paul “Power” Clay and Tanya “Beauty” Long, as Power takes over his mentor-turned-arch-enemy’s street empire, looking to turn it legit, while Beauty rises ever-higher in a glamorous world of fashion and celebrity. An authentic voice of the street, in the vein of Sistah Souljah and other successful authors of contemporary African-American commercial fiction, T.I. is a rap music legend who has lived at every strata of society, and whose hard life experience adds truth and fire to Trouble & Triumph.

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Library Journal
In Grammy Award-winning rapper T.I.'s first novel, Power & Beauty, the eponymous teenagers are taken under the wing of notorious Atlanta gangster Charles "Slim" Simmons, but Beauty breaks away. Now she's ready to fight for Power. Some mixed response to the first, but the 100,000-copy first printing says that expectations are high.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062067692
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/30/2013
Pages:
310
Sales rank:
108,952
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 7.84(h) x 0.88(d)

Meet the Author

Tip "T.I." Harris is a Grammy Award-winning rapper, film and music producer, actor, and writer. He is the founder and co-chief executive officer of Grand Hustle Records, and he launched his film company, Grand Hustle Films, in 2007. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife.

David Ritz is the author of the acclaimed novels The Man Who Brought the Dodgers Back to Brooklyn and Blue Notes Under a Green Felt Hat. He is the only four-time winner of the Gleason Book of the Year Award. He's also co-written the memoirs of many celebrities.

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Trouble & Triumph: A Novel of Power & Beauty 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 28 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Intriguing and fast paced plot, great follow-up to the first book, disappointing and anticlimactic ending. Not even a cliffhanger, just ends abruptly. Poorly constructed ending brings book from five stars down to three.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
But im sooooo mad at the way it ended they cant leave me on the edge like this.....ughhh so not right. It felt like a movie i was watching
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Read
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Great
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Yea im on wats ur name ps im not a stalker
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I guess there wont be a part three the way the book ended. A little mad, Cause i dig the characters. Who died at the end?? Shiji or sister..i guess they ran out of ideas. And then took us back to the first book! Come on cant run out of ideas if it was getting good. But the book was good. Ended comment just like the book did lol.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the first book and LOVED the second one even more. Each page had me eager to get to the next. I can't wait till the 3rd one !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can't begin to explain how much I enjoyed reading Power & Beauty. Trouble & Triumph is even better. Must read!
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It's a love story that ends just as it should.
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madu227 More than 1 year ago
Loving the read.... but do u have to wait so long for the next one to come out....can't wait!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved both books cant wait to see what is next!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the first one but the second one wasnt to shabby. I hope there is a third one.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a really great follow up to Power and Beauty, however, the ending kind of just came so suddenly. A definite classic page turner so I still give it 4 stars.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing second book in a legendary series!