The Philadelphia-born author Omar Tyree, who jumpstarted the urban fiction craze more than a dozen years ago with Flyy Girl,
presents the riveting new tale of Shareef Crawford, a celebrated writer
of romantic fiction, who leaves his sunny mansion in South Florida and
returns to his Harlem roots to pen a true crime book that may just end
Craving more respect for his craft as a writer,
particularly from his peer group of urban men, Shareef allows an
enticing female fan to pitch him a no-holds-barred tell-all about an
imprisoned Harlem gangster who admires Shareef’s writing. With insane
courage and an iron will, Shareef, the street-smart intellectual,
finally gets a chance to write something more edgy and noteworthy.
the Harlem streets he returns to in 2006 have changed, and the stakes
of survival are higher now than they’ve ever been. Amid the rise of
high-priced condominiums, a changing population, young criminals gunning
to make names for themselves, and old criminals fighting to become
legitimate businessmen, Shareef finds himself caught in a real-life
thriller where past foes become friends, and trusted friends become
dangerous foes. Nevertheless, the Harlem legend is hell-bent to do
anything he can to gain the respect on the streets that his career as a
writer of women’s fiction has failed to give him.
The Last Street Novel is another urban classic as only Tyree, the self-proclaimed Urban Griot, can write them! Download and start listening now!