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COLD is A.D. Carson's first novel--written in sensitive prose, striking poetry, reflected in the mystique of Hip-Hop, all highlighting this author's considerable talent. Attentive to those who came before, Carson adds his own voice to the culture. His is not a timid voice. Through memorable characters challenging conventional though, COLD is a coming-of-age novel, a commen ...more
Paperback, 221 pages
Published May 24th 2011 by Mayhaven Publishing, Inc
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Blake E. Wallace
Jul 01, 2012 Blake E. Wallace rated it it was amazing
COLD: a Novel by A.D. Carson is a multi-layered narrative comprised of something for everyone. I'll start off by saying that this is the most Hip-Hop book I've ever read but it rarely, if ever, comes right out and admits it. It's a coming of age story, told through brilliantly-veiled allegory, about how Hip-Hop played an integral role in the life of A.D.

One of COLD's greatest attributes is its ability to flawlessly, and simultaneously, tell two different stories at the exact same time. On the su
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If you haven't read this yet you should.
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A.D. CARSON was born in Decatur, Illinois. He received a B.A. in Education and Creative Writing from Millikin University and M.A. in English from the University of Illinois, Springfield. He is a high school educator whose only aspiration as a high school student was to become a professional rapper. After releasing two albums independently and living out his rap dreams he chose education as a profe ...more
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