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Richard Price is an American author of fiction depicting urban life in American cities. His novels are gritty and look to get to the heart of problem. Richard Price was born on October 12, 1949 in the Bronx, New York, USA. The setting for many of Price's novels in the fictional city of Dempsey, widely regarded as New York. Clockers tells of the dynamics of the interractions between the police and their mainly black counterparts on the streets.

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Bloodbrothers

Clockers

Samaritan

Bloodbrothers

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Stony was 18, on the stormy, uncertain brink of manhood. He knew the streets, and the rough bustling, claustrophic camaraderie of New York`s construction sites. He knew the love, the friendship, and the pain of his proud, uncompromising Italian family, Tommy. his girl-chasing father: Chubby, his fat, laughing, maniav uncle; Marie, his mother, whose dreams had turned to tragedy. But most of all, he knew he wanted something better.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers otherwise Good Reading Copy
Futura Paperback 1979 Reprint
Book Weight: 162g

Book Type:

Fiction
ISBN 0863222072

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Clockers

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Book Review:

Richard Price spent four years with dealers and cops on the violent streets of urban America, risking his life while researching the raw material for this outstandinfg novel. All other recent stories of city jungle life pale into insignificance beside it.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Orion Paperback 1993 Reprint
Book Weight: 374g

Book Type:
Fiction
ISBN 1857979966

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Samaritan

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Successful Hollywood writer, Ray, decides to go back to his roots and give creative writing classes in his old school. He is brutally beaten up. A local cop takes an interest and it turns out that Ray knows her from old. But her help goes only so far and she does not to be drawn into a dark and deadly drama.

Book Condition:
Very slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Bloomsbury Paperback 2004 Reprint
Book Weight: 289g

Book Type:
Fiction
ISBN 0747568154

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