A Gangster Love Story

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Midnight is a hustler-but one with a mindset and a mission. A tall, dark, and handsome hero in his own way, Midnight would, in mainstream American society, be characterized as a threat and dismissed as a criminal. But in her beautiful, captivating style, Sister Souljah reveals the heart of a man that readers will love and cheer for until the very end. When Midnight came to America from the Sudan, he was just seven years old with a mother who spoke no English and a baby sister on the way. Midnight has to grow up fast on the violent and dangerous streets of Brooklyn. Amidst the poverty and lawlessness, Midnight must find some way to survive, thrive, and defend his family and way of life-no matter what it takes.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2008.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781416545187
Characteristics: viii, 498 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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SweetTreatsz125 Jul 22, 2013

Midnight is a character that you love to meet or be in real life. The struggles and obstacles that he overcome by himself is inspiring and motivating to kids and even adults everywhere. Sister Souljah knows how to write a book with fire and soul......

Jan 02, 2013

WOW! One more amazing work, Souljah! Thank you, and keep it up! I'm waiting for the movies...

black_dog_4723 Sep 18, 2012

Best book I ever read... hands down!

Kalimba Jun 16, 2012

Great book! I couldn't put the book down.

Mar 28, 2012

This book was a definite page turner. I couldn't put it down. Midnight as a character is not the typical young man and quickly falls in love with Akemi. Sister Souljah does a wonderful job again of painting a picture that plays in your head and leaves you wanting to find out what will happen in the end with these two wonderful characters.

Crheneghan Nov 09, 2011

Definitely was hooked by this book. Pardon the expression, but some of the characters are a little black and white. Midnight's mother is perfect and Midnight is pretty close. But the story definitely captivated.


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3333096009111 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 99


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