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September 4, 2001 | BEVERLY BEYETTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Things have turned decidedly frosty as two daughters of late urban writer Iceberg Slim (Robert Maupin Beck) and their stepmother do battle over whether Slim's posthumously published novel, "Doom Fox," is a counterfeit.
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September 4, 2001 | BEVERLY BEYETTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Things have turned decidedly frosty as two daughters of late urban writer Iceberg Slim (Robert Maupin Beck) and their stepmother do battle over whether Slim's posthumously published novel, "Doom Fox," is a counterfeit.
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July 11, 2013
According to the rich narrative laid out by the documentary "Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp," it's hard out there for a pimp, not to mention the life that leads to it, and after it. One of black literature's most venerated chroniclers of street life and crime, the author of seven popular autobiographical books (most famously "Pimp: The Story of My Life"), Slim comes in for a vivid, warts-and-all biography as told by fellow writers (Emory Holmes, Odie Hawkins), admiring entertainers (the doc's executive producer Ice-T, Chris Rock)
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