White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief

White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief

by Donald Goines

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Overview

The godfather of urban lit, Donald Goines knows life on the streets is a one-way ticket to life behind bars, where suffering is the one and only daily bread. For the first time in over a decade, his classic White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief is now repackaged and reissued in trade with a whole new look to attract new readers, as well as long-time fans of the legend himself.

Barely out of his twenties, Chester Hines knows the score. He's just another bug crawling through the streets of Detroit, waiting to be squashed under the heel of a system meant to keep a brother down. But with his old lady on his back, his only options are on the wrong side of the law. He didn't need a fortune-teller to tell him that sooner or later he'd end up in a system more brutal than the one that forced him there.

Prison life is raw. But it's the only life Chester's got. Against all odds, he and his crew will forge a brotherhood in hell. Together they'll scratch and claw their way day by day, suffering unimaginable abuse, betrayal, and pure, uncut hopelessness—or die trying.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496733276
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 02/23/2021
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 376,453
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Donald Goines was born in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the U.S. Air Force instead of going into his family's dry cleaning business. Following his service, he entered into a life of drug addiction and crime. He received seven prison sentences, serving a total of over six years. While he was in prison, Goines wrote his first two novels, Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie and Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp. Goines was shot to death in 1974.

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