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Animal Audiobook

Animal

Three years after narrowly escaping a one way trip to the gas chamber, the fugitive known only as Animal finds himself drawn back to the scene of the crime: Harlem. Throughout his entire time in exile, the only thing that kept Animal going was the thought that he would one day be reunited with his soul mate, Gucci - but one bullet changed everything. When his enemies tried to murder Gucci, they crossed the line, so he vowed to cross them all.
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Publisher's Summary

K’wan delivers his bloodiest story yet.

“One bullet changed everything.”

Three years after narrowly escaping a one way trip to the gas chamber, the fugitive known only as Animal finds himself drawn back to the scene of the crime: Harlem.

Throughout his entire time in exile, the only thing that kept Animal going was the thought that he would one day be reunited with his soul mate, Gucci - but one bullet changed everything. When his enemies tried to murder Gucci, they crossed the line, so he vowed to cross them all.

While Gucci teeters between life and death, Animal sets out on a bloody mission fueled by love and orchestrated by bullets. There will be no more innocents. Alliances are formed and secrets uncovered while Animal wages his personal war on the streets of Harlem, with the end result revealing one great truth: he is only a small piece in a much larger puzzle.

About the author: K’wan is the number one Essence best-selling author of Section 8, Gutter, Still Hood, Hood Rat, Eve, Hoodlum, Street Dreams, Gangsta, Road Dawgz, and others. He has been featured in Time, New York Press, King, Big News, and on MTV.

©2012 K’wan Foye (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC

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    dante 02-22-16
    dante 02-22-16 Member Since 2015
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    "great book 👍👍👍"

    this book was great i cant wait to start the next one a must read

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    David Watkins 12-23-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Swims in Circles"

    Sturggled to finish this, as way too much time was spent setting up b stories, far to many of the characters were exactly the same, and it becomes obvious that this is an 11 hour setup to a sequel.

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    Johndrix 12-10-15
    Johndrix 12-10-15
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    this was a great book. i coud not put it down until i finished. the ending scene was amazing.

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    Franchesca 11-06-14
    Franchesca 11-06-14
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    "I'm hooked on this series excellent author!!!!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I will definitely recommend this book excellent story!!!!!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Animal?

    Animal is a gansta for real!!!!!


    Have you listened to any of Cary Hite’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    no I haven't but I will put Care Hite on my list.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes I did but I had to make it last


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    Kell Statesboro, GA, United States 02-08-14
    Kell Statesboro, GA, United States 02-08-14 Member Since 2009

    It you don't like...change it!

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    "Animal is a beast!"
    Where does Animal rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I have had this book in my wish list for a minute and I have no idea why it took me so long to finally get this book. K'wan character Animal is nothing nice and I love his thug, killer, lover, rapper personality. It's like everything you want in a bad boy! Love this story!


    What did you like best about this story?

    What I like best is that Animal is just like I said….thug, killer, lover, rapper…if I could choose to have a bad boy, Animal would be it! And the story keep me listening all day long. So happy I finally purchase this book!


    What about Cary Hite’s performance did you like?

    Cary Hite voice has always been one of my favorites. He has the ability to bring any character to life. Love his voice!


    Any additional comments?

    I see why so many people enjoy this book. K'wan keep your attention during the entire book. I'm jumping right into the Animal II so I can find out what happen.

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    brake greensboro, NC, United States 01-22-14
    brake greensboro, NC, United States 01-22-14
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    "they Playing with death"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Animal to be better than the print version?

    i guess


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Gucci.Tionna


    Have you listened to any of Cary Hite’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    its ok


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Animal and his Friends are Playing With Death and Will Get Theres in the End i Hope So


    Any additional comments?

    Great Audio Book

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    Kindle Customer 11-27-13
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    "Raw and Animalistic!"

    This is an awesome book! The detail of each character is so lively! Cary Hite makes each character seem so real and K'wan makes sure you are left wanting to know more about each of them. After listening to this piece I was completely hooked. Animal's passion for Gucci was animalistic to say the least. Animal's survival was epic and I wanted him to be her hero. But not only is Animal able to overcome but his friends prove to be the most loyal in the jungle streets of the city. Bravo!

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    Tara 08-04-13
    Tara 08-04-13
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    "WOW !!!"
    Would you listen to Animal again? Why?

    Yes. I loved this book.

    Very well written and even better delivery. The book is raw and gritty. It gave me insight into the life and thinking of a street thug and gang life. Kids I thought of as clueless and thoughtless I see are far more complicated. No matter our many, many differences we all share similar stuggles. In one world its banking in another it loan sharking.


    Have you listened to any of Cary Hite’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not listened to Cary before but I am gonna look for his other readings. He was awesome. It felt like I was watching a movie instead of listening to a book. He brought each character to life. Absolutly fabulous. I've listened to hundreds of audio books over the last 10 years and Cary ( at least with this reading ) ranks with the best of the best.


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    Arjun Thornhill, ON, Canada 07-23-13
    Arjun Thornhill, ON, Canada 07-23-13 Member Since 2015

    I am a writer from Toronto. I am 34 and hooked on audio books.

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    "K'wan rules Urban fiction"

    This is a great episode of the Urban epic. Animal is an awesome character, but so are all the others. Get all of K'wan's books. They all get my stamp of approval.

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    Igrat777 06-21-13
    Igrat777 06-21-13
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    "Nice surprise"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Animal to be better than the print version?

    I don't know - I didn't read the printed version. The audible was very well done though.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Zo-pound. He was just cool. James Bond type cool. He handled every situation with such style. And he was a good guy and a bad guy all at the same time. Great character.


    Which character – as performed by Cary Hite – was your favorite?

    Animal. Great voice acting for this character.


    Any additional comments?

    My only complaint about this audio book is that there were too many characters. I would have enjoyed it better in written form because I could go back and remind myself who each person was. But in audio form it was a little annoying because I found it hard to keep track of who was who, especially because I listen in my car over a few days times so it's not a straight-shot listen. I would definitely read more of K'Wan's books. What a fantastic and unique literary voice. I'm bummed that I didn't realize that this was a book in a series. Now that I know there's a series I'll go back and start from the beginning!

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