He graduated from both the saint thomas academy in 1984 and the university of saint thomas minnesota in 1989. Donald goines books list of books by donald goines. Sep 01, 2001 there is a purity in his work that every writer hopes to achieve. Macdonalds career as a novelist begun in 1950 with the brass cupcake in 1950. Then she met chink, and with him she discovered love. To continue reading, get the full word biography in john d macdonald books in order. Its amazing that this man could write like this, considering he was an active heroin addict, all of his adult life. He was born in sharon, pennsylvania but later moved out to europe on his quest for adventure and photography. Macdonald is very highly regarded by his fellow authors, including dean koontz and stephen king john d.
Goines wanted in on the game, so he submitted a book manuscript to. He was in his midthirties at the time of his death. Donald goines was born in detroit to a relatively comfortable family his parents owned a local dry cleaner, and he did not have problems with the law or drugs. May 01, 2007 black gangster mass market paperback may 1, 2007 by donald goines author. Donald author of the hunter rayne highway mysteries. May 01, 2014 in this shocking novel of a young girl alone on the streets, donald goines delves into yet another facet of the ghetto experiencethe dark,despairridden world of a black girls soul. This john d macdonald book list not only gives all the john d macdonald books in chronological order, but lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as john intended. Clark, goines published a number of standalone novels, including. Donald joseph goines was born on december 15, 1936, in chicago.
Donald goines author information including a biography, photograph, list of published. Macdonald is very highly regarded by his fellow authors, including dean koontz and stephen king. Murray mcdonald is a british author that primarily writes actionthriller novels. Goines puts them online somewhere for free, or your local library has ebook versions available for download, you are probably out of luck. Macdonalds books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co. So, if youve ever wanted the travis mcgee novels in order, here they are. Sandra took to the streets when she was eight years old andtried to fight off the hunger pangs by shoplifting and moving into the profitsof drug pushing. Macdonald 19161986 was an american author who was best known for crime and suspense novels, including the popular travis mcgee novels. We provide detailed listings of all authors and charactersseries in both publication order and chronological order. The village voice shocking, thrilling, and absolutely unforgettable donald goines returns with another classic urban tale about one woman who is living life without any rules. Murray spent some time traversing the indie scene before making enough of an impact to garner the attention of audiences.
December 15, 1936 october 21, 1974 was an africanamerican writer of urban fiction. It is placed where it is because, the blood of kerensky series, while written later, provides background for the jade phoenix. If you love donald, join us on facebook and well keep you updated on goiness progress. Instead goines enlisted in the us air force, and to get in he had to lie his age. Donald goines 19361974 was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. I always try to read series books in proper order if at all possible. During this difficult time when so many people are selfisolating at home and worrying about how life will change for them and their loved ones during and after the global pandemic, the digital editions of the first three so far of the highway mysteries series have been. Donald goines was born in detroit, michigan in december 1936 and passed away in october. Donald goines was an africanamerican writer of urban fiction. See all books authored by donald goines, including whoreson. Discount prices on books by donald goines, including titles like eldorado red. Article on life of donald goines, pimp, armed robber, convict, heroin addict and. The story of a ghetto pimp paperback or softback by goines, donald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. When reading a book in a series are you compelled to read.
It vividly describes the lengths people will go to in order to support a habit. John d macdonald was an american author of science fiction, fantasy, mystery and thriller books best known for his travis mcgee series. He would work at kraft foods specializing in sales marketing and sales. Welcome to the most comprehensive website on the internet for listing books in order. The true black voice of his generation, donald goines wrote novels that nailed the harsh. His father who was a farmer was part of the macdonalds of glen coe and comes from a family that suffered in the massacre of 1692.
Father joseph and mother myrtle were hardworking migrants from the south who had managed to open up their own cleaning store. Following his service, he entered into a life of drug addiction and crime. His parents were a middleclass black couple that ran a laundry business, with his mother. Complete list of my books ruth ann nordins author blog. Donald goines has 23 books on goodreads with 32249 ratings. If your local library does not have paper copies, see if you can get them from another library through interlibrary loan. He received seven prison sentences, serving a total of over six years. We currently have 3455 authors listed on the site and 2722 charactersseries with more added each day. A career criminal and drug addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences, goines s books are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience. Vince flynn was born april 6, 1966 in saint paul minnesota. Author george macdonald was born december 10, 1824 in aberdeenshire, scotland, and died september 18, 1905 in surrey, england. The true black voice of his generation, donald goines wrote novels that nailed the harsh realities of the urban experience deep into the psyche of todays hip hop culture, influencing major artists from jayz and 50 cent to nas and ghostface killah. It is believed these books had something to do with his murder.
Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Rappers ice cube, fredro starr and dmx are huge fans of donald goines books. Dopefiend by donald goines opens in a shooting gallery on the east side of detriot. Inner city hoodlum by author donald goines november, 2000 nov 10, 2000. Visit author central to change your photo, edit your biography, and more. If you have tid bits about donald goiness life that would be useful in writing the biography, email us. Donald goines produced sixteen novels in a fiveyear period before he was gunned down at his typewriter in highland park, michigan in 1974. Goines attended catholic elementary school and was expected to go into his familys laundry business.
Dopefiend is his classic descent into the junkies harrowing nightmare. He would work as an aviator in the marine corps, and was medically disqualified one week before he was. Aug 23, 20 putting the henty books in chronological order has helped me organize his books into our schedule to be more useful in our homeschool. In addition to his kenyatta series, written under the pen name al c. See more ideas about donald goines, books and african american writers. Putting the henty books in chronological order has helped me organize his books into our schedule to be more useful in our homeschool. Holloway houses chief executive bentley morriss requested that goines publish the book under a pseudonym in order to avoid having the sales of goines s work suffer due to too many books releasing at once. The diary of remember patience whipple, mayflower, 1620 by kathryn lasky.
Unlike iceberg slim, who in pimp and elsewhere blamed his mothers. Donald goines born in detroit, michigan, donald goines 19361974 was an africanamerican writer of urban fiction. We offer our books for less then the major stores, we knew this would. Goines was born in detroit, michigan on december 15, 1936. Air force instead of going into his familys dry cleaning business. Goines continued to write novels at an accelerated pace in order to support his drug addictions, with some books taking only a month. Donald goines 1936 1974 was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. Dopefiend by donald goines literature and fiction ebooks dopefiend dopefiend book dopefiend ebook dopefiend pdf dopefiend fb2 dopefiend dopefiend your child will love this book. This donald goines bibliography includes all books by donald goines, including collections, editorial contributions, and more. The apostolic era chart 2 explanation chart lists the books of the new testament in the likely chronological order of their composition. In this shocking novel of a young girl alone on the streets,donald goines delves into yet another facet of the ghetto experiencethe dark,despairridden world of a black girls soul. Were he alive today, donald goines would probably be welcomed at a hiphop summit.
A career criminal and drug addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences, goiness books are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience. The diary of deliverance trembly, witness to the salem witch trials, massachusetts bay colony 1691 dear america series by lisa rowe fraustino dear america. When it was my turn to order, the vendor handed me his fork. Donald author of the hunter rayne highway mysteries series. Almost since the day she was born, sandra had to fend for herself on the streets of detroit. Robert beck, who wrote as iceberg slim, published seven books, both fiction and nonfiction, before his death in 1992 at the age of 73. Black gangster mass market paperback october 1, 1999 by donald goines author. His books gave you an insiders view to street life, his characters were entertaining and his stories were richly developed. His novels were deeply influenced by the work of iceberg slim. Donald was the middle child of three, and the only son. In 1974 goines published crime partners, the first book in the kenyatta series under the name al c. All of donald goines books should be made into movies. Sep 01, 2001 donald goines produced sixteen novels in a fiveyear period before he was gunned down at his typewriter in highland park, michigan in 1974.
However my summer project is to read all four of sarah caudwells oeuvre in chronological order, starting with thus was adonis murdered. Donald goines, author info, published books, bio, photo, video. Henty books in chronological order for history immersion. The village voice shocking, thrilling, and absolutely unforgettabledonald goines returns with another classic urban tale about one woman who is living life without any rules. Goines classic novel of prison life, it has been called one of the most revealing books ever written about prison life and bigotry built into our system. There is a purity in his work that every writer hopes to achieve. The story of a ghetto pimp, and black girl lost, and more on thriftbooks. We decided to become an asset to our youth and the african american commuitiy in a whole. I say approximate chronological order, because some books, or series, cover the events in others. Author donald goiness complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. Any type of book or journal citing donald goines as a writer should appear on this list.
Donald goines and the birth of black pulp fiction crimereads. In order to support his addiction, goines turned to crime, this included. Donald goines books list of books by author donald goines. This is the story of chester hines, who thought he was the baddest man to come down the stree. Wanting to make money through legal means and wanting to get high, by the time of his murder in 1974, he had written 16 books. Donald goines was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. This is in chronological order regency romances marriage by scandal series the earls inconvenient wife a most unsuitable earl his reluctant lady the earls scandalous wife standalone regency her counterfeit husband in the timeline, this takes place at the same time as a most unsuitable husband marriage by scandal series. Donald goines author donald goines 19361974 was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. From 1969 through 1974 he published 16 novels with holloway house, which are now recognized as bloodsoaked and almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience. Between 1969 and 1974, he published sixteen novels, which are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the r. Around 1940 the family, which included older sister marie, relocated to detroit and resumed the cleaning business. Yet they are beautiful, high priced books that would make a great gift. Black gangster mass market paperback may 1, 2007 by donald goines author. From there, he wrote several novels per year and quickly.
On october 4th, 1974, donald goines and his commonlawwife shirley sailor were shot and killed in their detroit home. The motivation behind this book business, was the lack of affordable books written by black authors. His parents were a middleclass black couple that ran a laundry business, with his mother myrtle goines telling goines that her family was descended from jefferson davis and a woman who was enslaved. Dopefiend by donald goines overdrive rakuten overdrive. Between 1969 and 1974, he published sixteen novels, which are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience.875 576 1067 693 1260 1270 432 459 1506 203 1156 200 1258 269 1506 575 95 1096 534 1080 170 1243 1483 537 1503 883 1380 758 1115 1500 836 416 830 494 1251 189 1111 1073 102 254 666