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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (418 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: K’wan Narrator: Cary Hite Publisher: Buck 50 Productions Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Hood Rat Novels Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538464960
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In the Frederick Douglass Housing Projects, the name of Jada Butler is synonymous with drama. But there is about to be a new contender to the throne of ghetto antics.

Malika is a young, single mother trying to make a life in public housing. When she meets Teddy, she has new hope for the future. The only problem is, he’s already married.

Gucci’s fiancé is now a rising star in the music industry. She’s thrilled when his tour brings him to New York. But she doesn’t know it’s more than music bringing him back.

After her apartment mysteriously burns down, Tionna is relocated to a plush high rise in Upper Manhattan. She is pulling her life together when a ghost from her past appears.

Don is making money hand over fist with the artists he’s signed to Big Dawg Entertainment. Just when he thinks his life can’t get any sweeter, someone tries to take it.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “K’wan excels at dialogue, and his densely packed universe has every element of successful street drama.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • A Library Journal Best Book of 2010 in Street Lit

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Belinda | 9/27/2013

    " As I stated earlier I am adire heart K'wan fan. I love his books. This is the second of A Hood Rat Novel. I am getting ready to start reading Eviction Notice. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chanel Jones | 9/15/2013

    " After I read this book I went back and read the whole damn series fire ! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rakia | 3/19/2013

    " I enjoyed the read but I was 75% done with the book before I could figure out who was who and what was what. There were too many side characters and seperate stories. It would have been better if the story had just focused on Animal and Malika. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rashondra Bradford | 2/4/2013

    " Loved this book from start to finish, can''t wait to see what happens to Animail, Cutty, Jada, Gucci and Ashanti! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Angie | 1/27/2013

    " Really good writing style. Book had a bit too much going on though. I wasn't even sure of the point of the book until I was about 2/3 in, which made for a very long read considering I couldn't really get into it until then. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Philly | 12/29/2012

    " Can't wait to read the continuation. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Charmain | 6/26/2012

    " I love anything Kwan puts out. Its something about the way the stories are put, real shit "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kim | 6/15/2011

    " I couldn't get past disc 1. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shonds | 5/27/2011

    " This was a good read "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mz.moccaa | 5/16/2011

    " This was good from beginning to end. K'wan is no joke when it come to the book game.
    I'm waiting for Eviction to come out so, I find find out what happened to animal. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Philly | 11/14/2010

    " Can't wait to read the continuation. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shonds | 10/27/2010

    " This was a good read "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Delonya | 7/23/2010

    " Final Rating 5 Stars "

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About the Author
Author K’wan

K’wan is the #1 Essence bestselling author of over a dozen books, including Section 8, Hood Rat, Road Dawgz, and the Animal saga. In 2011 he won the African American Literary Award for Welfare Wifeys. He has been featured in Vibe, King, Library Journal, and Time magazine, to name a few. K’wan received the 2012 and 2013 Street Lit Book Award Medals in adult fiction for Eviction Notice and Animal. His credits also include featured commentary in the award-winning documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, produced by Ice-T, as well as a reoccurring role as an analyst on TV One’s Celebrity Crime Files.

About the Narrator

Cary Hite has performed in several theaters across the country as a cast member in the longest-running African American play in history, The Diary of Black Men. He also appeared in Edward II, Fences, Macbeth, Good Boys, Side Effects May Vary, and the indie feature The City Is Mine. He has voiced several projects for AudibleKids, including Souls Look Back in Wonder, From Slave Ship to Freedom Road, and Papa, Do You Love Me?