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Derek Strange is a black ex-cop in Washington D.C. who now makes a living running his own private detective agency. He is hired to investigate the killing of an off-duty black policeman by a white police officer — a killing that was supposedly accidental, but that has opened difficult questions about racism on the force. In the course of that investigation the white officer, Terry Quinn, becomes Strange's friend and then his partner. Together they try to uncover what really happened that night, when Quinn came upon a confusing and treacherous crime scene. Along the way they confront the kingpins of a flourishing drug trade and some of the most implacable, dead-eyed killers ever to grace the pages of a novel.

About the Author

George Pelecanos is the author of several highly praised and bestselling novels, including The Cut, What It Was, The Way Home, The Turnaround, and The Night Gardener. He is also an independent-film producer, an essayist, and the recipient of numerous international writing awards. He was a producer and Emmy-nominated writer for The Wire and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series Treme. He lives in Maryland.

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ISBN:
9780316099295
Author:
Pelecanos, George P.
Publisher:
Back Bay Books
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
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Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
GA
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.72 lb

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