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For Joey Recevo and Pete Karras, two kids from one of Washington's rougher neighborhoods, the easiest work to find after the War is all criminal---providing a little muscle for a local boss. But Karris is soft on his fellow immigrants, and the boss can't let his mob get soft, so one of his boys gives Karras a painful lesson. Three years later, it's the same mob that figures big Nick Stefanos's grill needs protection---and this decision will once again bring Joey and Pete face-to-face. In this final confrontation, the two of them will find the meaning of friendship, the heart of honor, and the cost of both. Powerfully told, elegantly wrought, The Big Blowdown is a knockout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312242916
ISBN-10: 0312242913
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 159mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 29-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Pelecanos

George P. Pelecanos is the author of eight novels, the including Nick's Trip, The Sweet Forever, King Suckerman, and Shame the Devil. He lives and works in the Washington, D.C., environs.

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