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The Man Who Came Uptown

The Man Who Came Uptown( )
Author: Pelecanos, George P.
ISBN:978-0-316-47982-0
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Imprint:Mulholland Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

In bestselling and Emmy-nominated writer George Pelecanos' novel, one of the best mysteries of 2018 (Publishers Weekly), an ex-offender must choose between the man who got him out and the woman who showed him another path. Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears,...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.625 x 0.875 Inches
Book Weight:1.05 Pounds
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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