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Donald Goines

Donald Goines was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. From 1969 through 1974 he published 16 novels with Holloway House, which are now recognized as blood-soaked and almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience.

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    • Black Girl Lost

    • By: Donald Goines
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374

    In this shocking novel of a young girl alone on the streets, Donald Goines delves into yet another facet of the ghetto experience - the dark, despair-ridden world of a black girl's soul....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Performance of a tragically beautiful tale

    • By E. H. Joiner on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Dopefiend

    • By: Donald Goines
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    The shocking nightmare story of a black heroin addict....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • raw truth

    • By shelby on 12-28-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Whoreson

    • The Story of a Ghetto Pimp
    • By: Donald Goines
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    From one of the most revolutionary writers of the twentieth century comes the uncensored and gritty novel that inspired today's street lit and hip-hop culture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A surreal look at life

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-24-16

    Regular price: $20.97

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