The Coldest Winter Ever

The Coldest Winter Ever

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

The stunning national bestseller now features an illuminating discussion with Sister Souljah -- her secret thoughts on creating the story that has sold more than one million copies worldwide and introduced readers everywhere to the real ghetto experience. Here are answers to the questions fans everywhere have been asking; the meanings and inspirations behind such memorable characters as Winter, Midnight, and Santiaga; and insights into why and how Souljah conceived of one of the most powerful novels of our time.

Title:The Coldest Winter Ever
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781416521693
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    The Coldest Winter Ever Reviews

  • Diane Wallace

    Lovely read! A classic,ruthless,blunt with lots of cliffhangers in the storyline and is exceptionally written. I encourage everyone to read this book (paperback!)...

  • Jahmilla2010

    Winter Santiaga is a spoiled, materialistic, troubled teenager. Throughout the novel, she is constantly trying to "stay on top". She grows up in the ghetto with a father who is a drug kingpin. Her fat...

  • karen

    David has insinuated that this novel is in some way comparable to Hitler or Mariah Carey, which I think is unfair. This book has been responsible neither for the attempted extinction of a race of peop...

  • Mary ~Ravager of Tomes~

    Actual Rating: 4.5 Stars!This was unexpectedly brilliant, and I only say unexpectedly because my stupid ass didn't do any research & thought this was a vampire novel when she first started. SPOILER AL...

  • Crumb

    A fire that could not be extinguished from within..Winter is the it girl from Brooklyn. She has it all. Clothes, Money, and Popularity. And then.. BOOM..it's ripped right out from under her.This book...

  • Zanna

    I would be rating this book more highly if I hadn't read the explanatory notes at the back! It had me struggling to drop off at night as I couldn't wait to find out what Winter would do next to recove...

  • 3Fatima

    Overrated that’s what I first thought when I finished reading the Coldest Winter Ever by sister souljah. I thought the book was a let down for all the people thinking they are going to read the gre...

  • Lynecia

    This is the ultimate "hood lit" novel, but Souljah does it with such style, not amateurism....

  • Autumn

    Oooo, Winter Santiaga is so mean! Yet, so likeable. She's a total Scarlett O'Hara character.Also, way to drop some crazy metafiction in there, Sister Souljah! And feminism. This book is a classic in t...

  • Maritza

    I loved this book because it was very real...not that I know anything about the ghetto, but it kept my interest because it was written from a real life perspective. I was always yelling at the main ch...