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The gangster of love

by Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Filipino Americans -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJessica Hagedorn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.A3228 G36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL973381M
    ISBN 100395754127
    LC Control Number96010281

    BOOK 1: For The Love of a Gangster M Reads K Votes 35 Part Story. By Fibboys Completed. Embed Story Share via Email Read New Reading List [Unedited] Have you ever met a gangster? PUBLISHED UNDER LIB Printing Corp. Buy the book to read the full story @ P pesos each book (there are four books).Content Rating: everyone. The Gangster Who Fell In Love (BOOK ONE) Romance. she is dangerous he's charming she's humorous he's kind he got riches she got issues complete opposites THE GANGSTER WHO FELL IN LOVE by @c00lleen #action #death #friends #gangster #prince #romance #series.

      Sister Souljah, the hip-hop generation's number one author and most compelling storyteller, delivers a powerful story about love and loyalty, strength and family. In her bestselling novel, The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah introduced the world to Midnight, a brave but humble /5(). Midnight: A Gangster Love Story originally scheduled to be published Octo , is a novel by Sister Souljah that was published November 4, , by Atria/Simon and Schuster. It is a prequel of The Coldest Winter Ever (), the novel that spawned the contemporary street literature movement. It follows a young Black Sudanese Muslim immigrant in Brooklyn with whom Winter Santiaga Author: Sister Souljah.

    In this book tens of musicians reveal the life story of the struggling guitarist who became eternal with "Gangster Of Love" and "A Real Mother For Ya". Besides hundreds of others, the love bandit had three First Ladies he lived with for : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. Dogeaters (Penguin Books, ) Danger and Beauty (Penguin Books, ) Charlie Chan is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction (editor) (Penguin Books, ) The Gangster of Love (Houghton Mifflin, ) Burning Heart: A Portrait of the Philippines (with Marissa Roth) (Rizzoli, ) Dream Jungle (Viking Press/Penguin), )Born: , Manila, Philippines.


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