The Resource Trick baby : the story of a white Negro, Iceberg Slim, (electronic resource)

Trick baby : the story of a white Negro, Iceberg Slim, (electronic resource)

Label
Trick baby : the story of a white Negro
Title
Trick baby
Title remainder
the story of a white Negro
Statement of responsibility
Iceberg Slim
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the gritty truth, the life of a hustler in South Side Chicago, where the only characters are those who con and those who get conned. Trick Baby tells the story of White Folks, a blue-eyed, light-haired con artist whose pale skin allows him to pass in the streets as a white man. Folks is tormented early in life, rejected by other children and branded a "trick baby, " a child conceived between a hooker and her trick. Refusing to abandon his life in the ghetto and a chance at revenge, Folks is taken under the wing of an older mentor, Blue. What happens next is unbelievable. Only Slim could bring us the story of a hustler forced to learn the game and rise to the top. It's Slim's story, and he tells it the only way he knows how: in the language of the streets
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Accompanying matter
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1918-1992
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Iceberg Slim
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Cary Hite
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Hite, Cary
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  • African Americans
  • Slums
  • Street life
  • Swindlers and swindling
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Trick baby : the story of a white Negro, Iceberg Slim, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11147938
Dimensions
  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 10 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483040202
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11147938
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11147938
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Trick baby : the story of a white Negro, Iceberg Slim, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11147938
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 10 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483040202
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11147938
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11147938
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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