Robert Beck better known as Iceberg Slim, was an American pimp who
subsequently became an influential author among a primarily African-American ...
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Feb 15, 2011 ... Iceberg Slim, in the 1968 interview, promotes his book "Trick Baby" and
describes the 'Pidgeon Drop' con. Full 17.13 interview available, ...
Editorial Reviews. Review. ''Iceberg Slim was the godfather of a genre.'' -- K'wan,
#1 Essence bestselling author ''One of the greatest black writers in American ...
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Aug 19, 2015 ... Robin D. G. Kelley on the life and legend of Iceberg Slim, whose writings
launched the pimp into America's pop-culture pantheon heroes and ...
Aug 5, 2015 ... In the late 1960s and early '70s, if you wanted a book by Iceberg Slim, the best-
selling black writer in America, you didn't go to a bookstore.
Jun 11, 2013 ... The literary work of Robert Beck, aka Iceberg Slim, has captivated the
imaginations of ghetto-dwellers for decades. Much different from the ...
Documentary · Examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg
Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 ...
Iceberg Slim burst forth in 1969 as a savagely gifted storyteller, whose paperback
novels sold in unprecedented numbers in the ghettos. Iceberg Slim was the ...
Iceberg Slim, also known as Robert Beck, was born as Robert Lee Maupin.
Novelist and poet whose most famous novel, Pimp, is semi-autobiographical.
Robert (Iceberg Slim) Beck's first book is told without bitterness and with no
pretense at moralizing. It is the smells, the sounds, the fears and the petty
triumphs in ...