Synopses & Reviews
"Mama Black Widow" is the nickname of Otis Tilson, a comely and tragic black queen adrift with his brothers and sisters in the dark ghetto world of pimpdom and violent crime. His story is told in the gut-level language of the homosexual underworld-an unforgettable testament of life lived on the margins of a racist and predatory urban hell.
"One of the most exciting literary revival series since the rediscovery of Jim Thompson's novels" (), Old School Books "is subtly transforming the landscape of post-war black fiction" ().
About the Author
Iceberg Slim was the pseudonym of Robert Beck, a longtime pimp whose novels for Holloway House, including Pimp and Trick Baby, made him the best-selling black novelist in American history.