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Constantine is a drifter. He hitches a ride on a bright spring morning with a little man named Polk. Later, with the grip of the .45 in his hand and the siren wailing at his back, he thinks the trouble started with the car stopping for his outstretched more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 18mm | 222.26g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1852426721
  • 9781852426729

About George P. Pelecanos

George P. Pelecanos is the author of nine crime novels including the 'Nick Stefanos Trilogy' and the 'Washington DC Quartet'. His blaxploitation thriller King Suckerman was shortlisted for the 1998 Crime Writers' Association Golden Dagger Award and is being made into a film by Miramax. As an independent film producer, George Pelecanos has handled the movies of the Coen Brothers and other cutting edge movie more

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'Pelecanos has joined James Lee Burke and Lawrence Block at the high table of contemporary crime greats' The Times; 'America's hottest young crime writer... he just keeps getting better' Uncut; 'Pelecanos has always been hardboiled, but he aims straight and truly into the abyss with his noirish Shoedog' Washington Post; 'Pelecanos cannot write a dull sentence' Observershow more

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2 8% (63)
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