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The Family: A Philadelphia Mob Story

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The Family is about four young black men on a quest for money, power and fame. "Ghetto Glory", as we in the hood call it. In route to achievement, some unexpected obstacles interfere with the mission. Obstacles such as murder, betrayal and greed.
In the beginning, everything was going as planned. The money was flowing, the cars and the jewels were endless. But what was the
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Paperback, 149 pages
Published November 1998 by Eldon Publlishing
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Eva Leger
Aug 07, 2010 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: my fireplace
NO STARS - Ugh... this is a bunch of horribleness. I'm not even sure what to say here. I'll start with the so-called description of this book that states it's a "nail biting black mafia tome". Does Jones know what 'tome' means? I think not. The word 'tome' is used to description this 'little more than a booklet' a handful of times and each time it brought forth a hearty chuckle. Mainly because it's neither a 'tome', not a 'nail biter'.
I'd call this more of a..... itinerary. One that's sprinkled
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Nardsbaby Reader
Jan 07, 2009 rated it really liked it
Such A Beautiful Portrayal

THE FAMILY: A PHILADELPHIA MOB STORY is so deep that people who read because a book is thick wouldn't get the depth. The words used by Antonne M. Jones to describe hustling were simply remarkable and you would have to honestly have a love for words in order to understand the jargon that this man brings to the table. I fell instantly in love when I saw that he was able to transform the hustler's creed into a work of art. I love words and all of his were perfect, he was g
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Antonne M. Jones lives in Philadelphia, PA. and has written numerous books for the Philadelphia Daily news.
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