The Coldest Winter Ever
by Sister Souljah
- A Top 10 Book in the “Urban Fiction Book – Post 1999” Category
- 3 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Selected for 1 Book Club’s Reading List
- 1 Time Power List Bestselling Book
Publication Date: Jan 28, 2006
List Price: $7.99
Format: Mass Market Paperback, 544 pages
Imprint: Pocket Star Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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Considered by many to be one of the best urban fiction novels of it’ generation.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Renowned hip-hop artist, political activist, and bestselling author Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel, which was first published in April of 1999.
“I came busting into the world during one of New York’s worst snowstorms, so my mother named me Winter.”
Ghetto-born, Winter is the young, wealthy daughter of a prominent Brooklyn drug-dealing family. Quick-witted, sexy, and business-minded, she knows and loves the streets like the curves of her own body. But when a cold Winter wind blows her life in a direction she doesn’t want to go, her street smarts and seductive skills are put to the test of a lifetime. Unwilling to lose, this ghetto girl will do anything to stay on top.
The stunning national bestseller now features an illuminating discussion with Sister Souljah — her secret thoughts on creating the story that has sold more than one million copies worldwide and introduced readers everywhere to the real ghetto experience. Here are answers to the questions fans everywhere have been asking; the meanings and inspirations behind such memorable characters as Winter, Midnight, and Santiaga; and insights into why and how Souljah conceived of one of the most powerful novels of our time.
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