||Fiction. A smart, witty, wise novel of the hood that even comes with its own hip-hop soundtrack. Original soundtrack CD includes the likes of Mobb Deep, Big Twin Gambino, Big Noyd, Godfather, Chinky, Kice, Mental Case, Stamma Ramma, Dinny Bananaz, Prophecy, Davinci, Un Pacino, and others. "Todd Craig's writing can hold more weight than the mighty 59th Street bridge during rush hour. He is a combo of Zora Neale Hurston and Bonz Malone. A classic slice of New York pizza. Hold the swine"--Bobbito Garcia. "This book should be required reading"--Geoffrey Canada, President/CEO, Harlem's Children's Zone.