Eldorado Red (Mass Market)

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"The voice of the ghetto itself." —The Village Voice

A fistful of revenge, street-style, from Donald Goines, the godfather of urban lit. . .

Eldorado Red has it all—new cars, women, and plenty of money. But when you're the top dog, the sure bet is that someone—everyone—wants to take what you got. You just never think your own flesh and blood will pull the trigger. Now Eldorado's son, Buddy, is on the run. The thing is, Eldorado wants to let him go, but in the law of the streets, retribution has a mind of its own. . .

"He lived by the code of the streets and his books vividly recreated the street jungle and its predators." —New Jersey Voice

About the Author


Donald Goines was born in Detroit, Michigan. He joined the U.S. Air Force instead of going into his family’s dry cleaning business. Following his service, he entered into a life of drug addiction and crime. He received seven prison sentences, serving a total of over six years. While he was in prison, Goines wrote his first two novels, Dopefiend: The Story of a Black Junkie and Whoreson: The Story of a Ghetto Pimp. Goines was shot to death in 1974.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780870679964
ISBN-10: 0870679961
Publisher: Holloway House
Publication Date: May 1st, 2000
Pages: 224
Language: English