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Kenny “ Ken-Ken” Greene left his days as a hustler behind him when his wife was killed during a scam gone bad, leaving him with a baby daughter.  Now he’ s a cab driver, doing what he can to put food on the table and give his daughter, Destiny, everything she needs.  In spite of his past or because of it, he’ s willing to do whatever it takes to keep Destiny off the streets.  But when he is shot and paralyzed during a robbery while on the job, Destiny knows that she has to step up to the plate to take care of the father who has provided for her.  Allowing herself to learn from one of the fiercest street hustlers, Destiny becomes his lover and soon her skills rival his. But the longer she stays in the game, the deeper into the game she falls.

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Kenny "Ken-Ken" Greene left his days as a hustler behind him when his wife was killed during a scam gone bad, leaving him with a baby daughter.  Now he's a cab driver, doing what he can to put food on the table and give his daughter, Destiny, everything she needs.  In spite of his past or because of it, he's willing to do whatever it takes to keep Destiny off the streets.  But when he is shot and paralyzed during a robbery while on the job, Destiny knows that she has to step up to the plate to take care of the father who has provided for her.  Allowing herself to learn from one of the fiercest street hustlers, Destiny becomes his lover and soon her skills rival his. But the longer she stays in the game, the deeper into the game she falls.

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Holmes, the undisputed king of urban lit and #1 "Essence" bestselling author of "Bad Girlz" and "Never Go Home Again," returns with his blazing new novel.

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Shannon Holmes wrote his first novel, B-MORE CAREFUL while in prison. When it was published, B-MORE CAREFUL immediately became a #1 bestseller, making him a major name in a new generation of fiction--hip hop fiction. He then launched Triple Crown Publications, one of the leading publishers of hip hop fiction, with Vickie Stringer, and wrote the #1 Essence bestseller BAD GIRLZ and NEVER GO HOME AGAIN.

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angel247, March 12, 2008 (view all comments by angel247)
This book is unbelieveable. It gets you going from beginning til the end. then you end up wanting to know what comes next.
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This book is unbelieveable. It gets you goign from beginning til the end. then you end wanting to know what comes next.
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ISBN:
9780312359010
Author:
Holmes, Shannon
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
FIC048000
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Urban
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.94 x 0.825 in

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Kenny "Ken-Ken" Greene left his days as a hustler behind him when his wife was killed during a scam gone bad, leaving him with a baby daughter.  Now he's a cab driver, doing what he can to put food on the table and give his daughter, Destiny, everything she needs.  In spite of his past or because of it, he's willing to do whatever it takes to keep Destiny off the streets.  But when he is shot and paralyzed during a robbery while on the job, Destiny knows that she has to step up to the plate to take care of the father who has provided for her.  Allowing herself to learn from one of the fiercest street hustlers, Destiny becomes his lover and soon her skills rival his. But the longer she stays in the game, the deeper into the game she falls.
"Synopsis" by , Holmes, the undisputed king of urban lit and #1 "Essence" bestselling author of "Bad Girlz" and "Never Go Home Again," returns with his blazing new novel.
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