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Philadelphia Fire is the most ambitious, most highly praised, and best-selling work of fiction by "one of America's premier writers of fiction" (The York Times). Based on the 1985 bombing police of a West Philadelphia row house owned the Afrocentric cult Move, it tells of Cudjoe, a writer who returns to his old neighborhood after a decade of self-imposed exile, obsessed with finding the lone boy who was seen running from the flames.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679736509
Subtitle:
(a novel )
Editor:
Wideman, John Edgar
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Violence -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Fiction.
Subject:
Noir fiction
Edition Description:
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
1991
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
199 p.:
Dimensions:
8.02x5.28x.58 in. .51 lbs.

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