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Donald Goines (1938–1974)

Robert Goines, the African American writer who turned out 16 novels under his own name and his pseudonym "Al C. Clark" in his brief literary career, was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1937. He was sent to Catholic school by his family, who expected young Donald to get his education and eventually work in the family's laundry business. In 1952, ... See full bio »

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Never Die Alone
Whoreson Writer
Crime Partners


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 2004 Never Die Alone (novel "Never Die Alone")
 2003 Crime Partners (novel "Crime Partners" - originally published under the pseudonym Al C. Clark)

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Other Works:

Novel: "White Man's Justice, Black Man's Grief" See more »

Alternate Names:

Al C. Clark

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Major influence, along with his literary forefather Iceberg Slim, on gangta rap. See more »

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