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Shame the Devil

Shame the Devil( )
Author: Pelecanos, George P.
ISBN:978-0-575-06819-3
Publication Date:Apr 2000
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Gollancz
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.95
Book Description:

A rising star of American crime fiction with a novel which has all the violence and strange originality of a Coen Brothers movie.

Book Details
Pages:299
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 23.3 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.457 Kilograms
Author Biography
Pelecanos, George (Author)
George P. Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. on February 18, 1957. Before becoming an author, he worked as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, and woman's shoe salesman. His first novel, A Firing Offense, was published in 1992. His other books include Nick's Trip, Shoedog, King Suckerman, Right as Rain, Hard Revolution, Drama City, The Night Gardener, and What It Was. He has received numerous awards including the Raymond Chandler award in Italy, the Falcon award in Japan, and the Grand Prix Du Roman Noir in France. Hell to Pay and Soul Circus were awarded the 2003 and 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.

He has served as producer on the feature films Caught (1996), Whatever (1998) and BlackMale (1999). He was a producer, writer, and story editor for the HBO series, The Wire, which won the Peabody Award and the AFI Award. He was also a writer and co-producer on the HBO World War II miniseries The Pacific and an executive producer and writer on the HBO series Treme.

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