RE: RARA-AVIS: Hip-Hop Noir

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 06 Feb 2001

Yes, a lot of praise for it's depiction of Oakland and slight criticism of calling it "A Hip-Hop Noir Novel" ... ml

... there is something nice to say about the Toast though, it has the most comics you can get for a quarter.

volente Deo,

Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia

"... down these mean streets a man must go
 who is not himself mean, who is neither
 tarnished or afraid."

            --Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Sullivan
> Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 5:49 PM
> Today's Washington Post contained a very positive review of "The Dying
> Ground: A Hip-Hop Noir Novel" by Michelle D. Tramble. It is described as
> "a streetwise murder mystery about young people involved in the drug
> trade in Oakland, Calif." It is set in 1989. It sounds good. Has
> anyone here read it? Do you concur?

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