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Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-- from South Central to Hollywoodby Ice-T
Synopses & Reviews
The Grammy Award-winning rapper and star of "Law & Order: SVU" offers his hip-hop generation's Horatio Alger story: the narrative of an orphaned child drawn inexorably into a harrowing life of crime, who through self-discipline, forges a path to international fame.
About the Author
\Tracy Marrow a/k/a Ice-T was born in New Jersey. As an only child whose parents died when he was very young, Ice-T became involved in Los Angeles gangs before spending four years in the army. He released a string of groundbreaking West Coast rap records and formed the thrash-metal band Body Count, whose 1991 self-titled debut contained the controversial single “Cop Killer.” He currently stars as Detective Fin Tutuola on Law & Order: SVU.
Douglas Century is the author of Barney Ross: The Life of a Jewish Fighter and Street Kingdom: Five Years Inside the Franklin Avenue Posse, and is the co-author of the New York Times bestsellers Takedown and Under and Alone. He has written frequently for The New York Times, among many other publications, and is a contributing editor at Tablet Magazine.
Table of Contents
Cold as Ice — Nightmare walking — Six in the mornin' — Freedom of speech — Ninety-nine problems — Iceberg family problems — Peace and war — Too famous to steal — Daily game (of life).
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