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Galveston : a novel

Author: Nic Pizzolatto
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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After being diagnosed with lung cancer, Roy Cady kills the men hired by his loan shark boss to kill him, and flees to Galveston, Texas with a prostitute and her young sister, where they face more problems.
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
Novela de suspenso
Novela negra
Novela estadounidense
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nic Pizzolatto
ISBN: 9781439166642 1439166641 9781439166673 1439166676 9781439166666 1439166668
OCLC Number: 456977515
Description: 258 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nic Pizzolatto.
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Pizzolatto's dark and violent first novel is set along the seedy wastelands of Galveston, Texas. His story collection "Between Here and the Yellow Sea" was named by "Poets & Writer's Magazine" as one  Read more...

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"An often incandescent fever dream of low-rent, unbearable beauty.... "Galveston, "in its authenticity and fearless humanism, recalls only the finest examples of the form." - "New York Times Book Read more...

 
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