The City

The City

by Kareem Hicks


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The City by Kareem Hicks

It was a hot summer day in the late 1970's; while Samahd was grinding on Mapes Ave he spotted the most beautiful woman in the world. There she stood, Michelle a young, brown skinned, short, and curvy suburban girl; Michelle's silhouette alone had him hooked. Samahd later realized Michelle was not the typical suburban school girl; he realized Michelle had a host of tricks up her sleeve. Their unorthodox romance was filled with deceit, pregnancy, drugs, and a burst of loyalty. This poisonous love story follows Samahd and his right hand man C.T. in the streets. Come read along as Samahd and CT take on the streets to become some of the biggest well known Gangsters in the City of Newark, NJ. Their come up is the beginning of a series that travels along the east coast, which shows how several different cities on various levels can prove to be either promising and graceful or deceitful and murderous!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780615835938
Publisher: Kareem Hicks
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Kareem Hicks is a native of Newark, New Jersey. He lived a life of crime and mayhem for almost 20 years until the birth of his first child in 2000. Kareem realized he had to make the best decision for his family, so with his girlfriend and new born baby they relocated to North Carolina. Kareem moved to what was a small city at the time Charlotte, NC "The Queen City". He continued in his reign over the streets of Charlotte being arrested over 10 times and incarcerated for more than 5 years in the North Carolina department of corrections. His charges ranged anywhere from possession of a weapon by convicted felon, money laundering, trafficking and attempted murder.

While incarcerated in 2009 Kareem thought to himself that maybe he should start writing about the streets instead of living them. He honestly felt he had caused too much pain and conflict and not enough love and respect. So at that moment November 10, 2009, Kareem picked up a pen bringing you his first novel of a trilogy titled "The City".

Kareem immediately worked hard to pursue his dreams of becoming a bestselling author among other urban novelist. After repeatedly contacting publishing companies time after time without any call backs, Kareem began to get frustrated. Many times he thought of returning to the streets yet he was never discouraged by his failed attempts. With the support of his family, Kareem has turned his motivation and dedication into a must read by the streets. And here lies Kareem's latest and first project "The City".

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