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Death List (Kenyatta #2)

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  166 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Goines continues the gripping, gritty story of crime in the black ghetto begun in Crime Partners. Kenyatta is back and he's angry at crooked cops and dope dealers who are destroying the lives of ghetto kids.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Holloway House (first published 1974)
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RK Byers
i read this book in a day and thought it sucked until i realized, "hey! i read this book in a day!"
John Bonner
I really enjoyed this book, Donald Goines has never let me down. However after finishing the book realized I started on the second book in the series, smh (note to self) check to make sure the book I'm reading isn't one far down the series line if so start from book one. On to Crime Partners which means I might have to read this one again before I read the third book
Brian
I love Donald Goines, but Death List is most assuredly not his best work. This book picks up where Crime Partners left off. Kenyatta is leading his gang of murderers/black seperatists against Detroit's white drug lords and the intolerant white police officers of the Detroit PD.

The problem with Death List is that there just isn't much of a plot. Most of Goines' books portray real life events while this book is more fantasy/wishful thinking. It just comes across as something of a pipedream rather
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Cayraguh
Good setting of the novel. Captivating.
Pages OfVision
I don't think it was his best work for sure and i couldn't finish it. It was very slow and seemed to be aimlessly telling a story that seemed to be going nowhere.
Angel
i read this in 3 hours
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Donald Goines was born in Detroit to a relatively comfortable family - his parents owned a local dry cleaner, and he did not have problems with the law or drugs. Goines attended Catholic elementary school and was expected to go into his family's laundry business. Instead Goines enlisted in the US Air Force, and to get in he had to lie his age. From 1952 to 1955 he served in the army. During this p ...more
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