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is an urban half-world of drug pushers and users, of pimps and prostitutes and narcotics detectives, laid bare in this explosive novel. From The Panic, the time of no dope, to The Man, who controls its ebb and flow on the streets, is a gripping work of heightened, hellish realism—a harrowing masterpiece of drug literature.

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“Not even Nelson Algren’s burns with the ferocious intensity you’ll find here. [Cooper] writes with a personal authority that can only be called shattering and the searing exactness of one who has lived through the horror.” —

About the Author

Born in Detroit in 1934, , wrote while incarcerated and addicted and published it in 1960. Five novels followed in his trouble life, including (1963) and (1968). He died penniless and alone in New York City in 1978.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393314632
Author:
Cooper, Clarence Levi, Jr.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Cooper, Clarence
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series:
Old School Books
Series Volume:
28.
Publication Date:
19841131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288 p.
Dimensions:
8.24x5.51x.85 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , “Not even Nelson Algren’s burns with the ferocious intensity you’ll find here. [Cooper] writes with a personal authority that can only be called shattering and the searing exactness of one who has lived through the horror.” —
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