Solomon Jones


Solomon Jones is an Essence bestselling author whose novels include The Last Confession, Payback, Cream, Ride Or Die, The Bridge, and Pipe Dream. He also appears in the short story collection, Philadelphia Noir, and has penned two fatherhood books, Keeping Up With The Jones, and Daddy’s Home: A memoir of fatherhood and laughter. Jones is an award-winning columnist whose work has been published in Essence, Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia magazine, and the Philadelphia Weekly. He is a highly sought-after public speaker and the creator of the Words On The Street literacy program. Jones lives in Philadelphia with his wife and children, and his next novel, The Gravedigger’s Ball, will be published in October 2011 by St. Martin’s Press.

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Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.

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