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D is in narrative African-American literature and folklore; this rich tale probes a sensitive, intelligent pimp — "We pimps Never hit a woman and she will always find her way back to you" — who owned sixty Stetsons and killed a man for a hat. The word "mack," we learn, comes from the French maquereau — mackerel, snif snif. This is imaginative fiction at its best. A Life in Writing by Eldridge Cleaver "I, Stagolee reads like an imaginative, elucidating, and heartfelt set of liner notes to this haunting tale of the original black anti-hero. Cecil Brown, novelist, screenwriter, and scholar, was educated at Columbia University B.
His other published work includes The Life and Loves of Mr. Cecil Brown has been awarded a W. Dubois Fellowship from Harvard University.
Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara, specializing in African-American folklore, oral narrative, and literature. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Learn more about Amazon Prime. Louis pimp, murders Billy Lyons, a political gang member. Afterwards, Stagolee makes a deal with Judge Murphy to bring order to the underworld. As a member of a group of pimps called the "Stags," Stagolee makes alliances with the Democratic Party and votes for a Democratic Mayor. Louis's first black policeman. It is this policeman who is sent to arrest Stagolee for the murder of Billy Lyons. Now, nearly 50 years after singer Lloyd Price introduced mainstream audiences to the "Stagger Lee" story, Cecil Brown portrays the events that gave rise to this mainstay of African-American popular culture.
This follows the successful Stagolee Shot Billy , Brown's nonfiction account of the same story. Read more Read less.
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Louis pimp, murders Billy Lyons, a political gang member. Afterwards, Stagolee makes a deal with Judge Murphy to bring order to the underworld.
I, Stagolee by Cecil Brown
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