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    • Original Gangster

    • The Real Life Story of One of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords
    • By: Frank Lucas, Aliya S. King
    • Narrated by: Cary Hite
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    In his own words, real life American Gangster Frank Lucas recounts his life as the former heroin dealer and organized crime boss who ran Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Determined to break the Italian mafia’s monopoly over drug smuggling in New York, Frank cut out middlemen and began smuggling heroin into the United States directly from his source in Vietnam using the coffins of dead American soldiers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By B Rose on 10-14-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Platinum

    • By: Aliya King
    • Narrated by: Patricia Floyd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Entertainment journalist and biographer Aliya S. King has composed a fascinating satirical work about celebrities. Although fictional, the characters in Platinum bear striking resemblance to actual celebrities alive today. Freelance journalist Alex Maxwell plans to marry a famous rapper. But Alex’s situation gets complicated as she starts writing a story that highlights some of the many ways that fame can cripple or destroy a relationship.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the money...

    • By Kathryn on 12-16-10

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Diamond Life

    • By: Aliya King
    • Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    A New York Times best-selling author and award-winning journalist with publishing credits in Essence and Vibe, Aliya S. King uses her experience covering celebrity culture to create juicy tales of sex, ambition, and betrayal. In Diamond Life, Alex Maxwell’s rapper husband, Birdie, sees his album go multiplatinum - but life in the spotlight might be too much for his marriage to withstand.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not impressed

    • By Dream on 06-27-12

    Regular price: $31.49