By (author) George P Pelecanos
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Turnaround by George P Pelecanos
Book DescriptionOn a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered forever.Thirty five years later, one survivor of that day reaches out to another, opening a door that could lead to salvation. But another survivor is now out of prison, looking for reparation in any form he can find it.THE TURNAROUND takes us on a journey from the rock-and-soul streets of the '70s to the changing neighborhoods of D.C. today, from the diners and auto garages of the city to the inside of Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital, where wounded men and women have returned to the world in a time of war. A novel of fathers and sons, wives and husbands, loss, victory and violent redemption, THE TURNAROUND is another compelling, highly charged novel from George Pelecanos, "the best crime novelist in America." -"Oregonian"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780316052153
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Little Brown and Company
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George P Pelecanos
Double, Paperback / softback (September 2014)
First published: Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Soul Circus, Paperback / softback (March 2011)
In the midst of a brutal courtroom battle during which a Washington, D.C., crime overlord faces the death penalty and his rivals vie for his territory, private investigator Derek Strange struggles to protect the life of a witness.
Turnaround, Paperback (April 2009)
In yet another gem of urban noir, the bestselling author and writer for the award-winning HBO hit "The Wire" explores the possibility of making the turnaround, of starting over and building a new life, regardless of the past.
Hell to Pay, Hardback (February 2002)» View all books by George P Pelecanos
Derek Strange and Terry Quinn, the team of private investigators who made their debut in "Right As Rain, " are hired to find a teenager turned prostitute and enter their most dangerous territory ever.
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Author Biography - George P Pelecanos
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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