By (author) Peter Plate
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Snitch Factory by Peter Plate
Book DescriptionAmid a background of bank robberies and fatal gunshot wounds, the real drama here is beaurocratic and human. Charlene Hassler is a social worker at the huge, anthill-like Department of Social Services complex on San Francisco's Otis Street. Straight out of 'Dante's Inferno', Plate's DSS is an eternal holding pen of unfulfilled needs and desires. As the anger and chaos at DSS reach epic proportions, we witness the strange heroism and vulnerability of these characters and see Charlene triumphantly win her personal battle for romance in this truly human comedy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781583222584
(209mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Chester Himes meets Isaac Babel in a noir Christmas tale.
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Author Biography - Peter Plate
Peter Plate taught himself to write fiction during eight years spent living in abandoned buildings. He is the author of six previous novels, including Black Wheel of Anger, Darkness Throws Down the Sun, and the critically acclaimed, Police and Thieves. He lives in San Francisco
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