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Pimp

(1969)
The Story Of My Life
A novel by

 
 
"[In Pimp], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I've ever heard in my life." - Dave Chappelle, from his Netflix special The Bird Revelation

An immersive experience unlike anything before it, Pimp is the classic hustler's tale that never seems to go out of style.

Iceberg Slim's autobiographical novel sent shockwaves throughout the literary world when it published in 1969. Groundbreaking for its authentic and oft-brutal account of the sex trade, the book offers readers an unforgettable look at the mores of Chicago's street life during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. In the preface, Slim says it best, "In this book, I will take you, the reader, with me into the secret inner world of the pimp." With millions of copies sold, Pimp has become vital reading across generations of writers, entertainers and filmmakers alike, making it a timeless piece of American literature.

Genre: Urban Fiction
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Paperback Editions

February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story Of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-84767-332-5 / 978-1-84767-332-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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May 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-4516-1713-5 / 978-1-4516-1713-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cash Money Content
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November 2008 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Pimp. M'Moires D'Un Maquereau
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 2757810952 / 978-2757810958
Publisher: Contemporary French Fiction
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1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ice T presents - ' "Pimp : The Story Of My Life" by Iceberg Slim'
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 0-86241-593-4 / 978-0-86241-593-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Payback Press
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February 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story Of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-84195-238-9 / 978-1-84195-238-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life (Sapphire presents)
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 0-86241-860-7 / 978-0-86241-860-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Payback Press
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June 1969 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim, Robert Beck
ISBN: 0-87067-759-4 / 978-0-87067-759-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holloway House Pub Co
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March 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 0-87067-850-7 / 978-0-87067-850-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holloway House Publishing Comp
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August 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life (A Star book)
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 0-352-32074-5 / 978-0-352-32074-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Star
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June 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Pimp
Author(s): Iceberg Slim, Robert Beck, Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 0-87067-935-X / 978-0-87067-935-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holloway House Pub Co
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June 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim Robert Beck
ISBN: 0-87067-979-1 / 978-0-87067-979-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
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1967 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s):
ISBN: 0-87067-417-X / 978-0-87067-417-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holloway House
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Audio Editions

May 2011 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-4417-9113-2 / 978-1-4417-9113-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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May 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-4417-9115-9 / 978-1-4417-9115-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Urban Audiobooks and Blackstone Audio
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May 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-4417-9114-0 / 978-1-4417-9114-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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May 2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
ISBN: 1-4417-9116-7 / 978-1-4417-9116-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Urban Audiobooks and Blackstone Audio
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May 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
Publisher: Urban Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
Publisher: Cash Money Content
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February 2009 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Author(s): Iceberg Slim
Publisher: Canongate Books
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