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Power & Beauty: A Love Story of Life on the Streets
One of hip-hop's most accomplished and respected artists, T.I. now makes a bold leap into the world of fiction with the epic love story of Power and Beauty.
Adrift after the death of his mother, Charlotte, Paul "Power" Clay turns to Slim, a local businessman, for guidance. Slim always has the best of everything, and if Power learns his ways, perhaps he'll someday be worthy of Tanya "Beauty" Long.
Eleven years old when her own mother died and Charlotte Clay took her in, Beauty has always known that the only person she can rely on is herself. Now Charlotte is goneand with Power being sucked deeper and deeper into a world of drugs, money, and violence, she turns her back on Atlanta . . . and on her growing love for Power Clay.
Making the difficult transition from boy to man, Power begins to question the wisdom and the motives of those who have taught him what he knowswhile Beauty takes the New York fashion world by storm. But she cannot forget whatand whoshe left behind. And when Power really needs her, Beauty will risk everything to save the man she loves.
About the Author
TIP T.I. HARRIS is a Grammy Awardwinning rapper, film and music producer, actor, and writer. He is the founder and cochief executive officer of Grand Hustle Records, and he launched his film company, Grand Hustle Films, in 2007. He and his wife, Tiny, star in the hit VH1 reality show T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle, and are involved in charities and community outreach involving children and those suffering with Alzheimers. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.