The Coldest Winter Ever by: Sister Souljah
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA TODAY Bestseller
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read
“50 Most Impactful Black Books Of The Last 50 Years” —Essence
Renowned hip-hop artist, political activist, and bestselling author of Life After Death brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel.
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.
Featuring a Special Collector’s Edition Reader’s Guide—including an author Q&A, detailed character analyses, and the author’s own remarks about the meaning of her story.
- Publisher : Atria/Emily Bestler Books; Reprint edition (September 20, 2005)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 368 pages
- ISBN-10 : 074327010X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0743270106
- Item Weight : 10.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.31 x 1 x 8.25 inches