Howard Street is major literary rediscovery, having sold more than a million copies. This searing novel was written inside of Trenton State Prison in 1968.
One of the first literary depictions of black urban life, this hard-boiled novel evokes a unique insight into an often untold aspect of African-American culture. It is based on authentic first-hand Newark street experiences with unique insight into the psychology, motivations and lingo of the shadowy figures who inhabit the ghetto night: pimps, whores, junkies, dope dealers, winos, corrupt cops, young hoodlums and those trying to live the straight and narrow life among them.
|Publisher:||Natalie Heard Hackett|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
RAW2DEF- I am 22 and from Newark, NJ. This book says a lot about the BRICK CITY and help to explain why it is how it is. That's some of my family in that book and like I said, IT'S ALL REAL!!!
'You will feel yourself live in the era of the riots and the things that are discussed in this novel Nathan Heard really proved himself as a great writer.... You have to get this book!!!!!!!'