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The Resource Mama black widow, Iceberg Slim

Mama black widow, Iceberg Slim

Label
Mama black widow
Title
Mama black widow
Statement of responsibility
Iceberg Slim
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mama Black Widow tells the story of Otis Tilson, a comely and tragic homosexual queen adrift with his brothers and sisters in the dark, labyrinthine world of pimping, tricking, violence, and petty crime. Written in the jagged, vivid, and always authentic language of the homosexual underworld and the black ghetto, Mama Black Widow is a tour of a predatory urban hell. This is Iceberg Slim's profound and disturbing masterpiece, a howl of despair from the tortured margins of urban America
Summary
Tells the story of Otis Tilson, a transvestite living a life of pimping and tricking amid the violence and crime of the homosexual underground
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10023118
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slim, Iceberg
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Old school books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American gays
  • Psychological fiction
  • Transvestites
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Mama black widow, Iceberg Slim
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000013736996
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780393317657
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98012906
Label
Mama black widow, Iceberg Slim
Publication
Control code
000013736996
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780393317657
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98012906

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