K'wan





K'wan

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In 2002 K'wan hit the scene with his debut novel Gangsta, under Triple Crown Publications. It was the first novel released by the budding house and would eventually become the building block for what is now a multimillion dollar company. What started as a therapeutic release went on to become a part of urban-lit history and an Essence bestseller, as well as drawing rave reviews overseas.
After penning his second novel, Road Dawgz (2003), K'wan drew the attention of St. Martins press. The literary powerhouse quickly signed K'wan to a multi-book deal, the first of which being Street Dreams (2004). In 2008 he received the Black Author of the year award from Black Press Radio for the novella Blow.
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Average rating: 4.40 · 9,015 ratings · 590 reviews · 41 distinct works · Similar authors
Hood Rat
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 1,617 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Section 8
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Welfare Wifeys
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Still Hood: A HoodRat Novel
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 568 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Animal
4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 570 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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Eviction Notice: A Hood Rat...
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 491 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Eve
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 468 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Gangsta
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 454 ratings — published 2002 — 10 editions
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Street Dreams
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 439 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Hoodlum
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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“Every sucessful person in the world is a hustler one way or another. We all hustle to get where we need to be. Only a fool would sit around and wait on another man to feed him.”
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