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Homicide : a year on the killing streets

Author: David Simon
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the centre of this hurricane of crime is the city's homicide unit, a small brotherhood of men confronted by the darkest of American visions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Simon
ISBN: 9781847673114 1847673112
OCLC Number: 230991161
Description: xv, 646 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Simon.

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A masterpiece...[Simon] has exceptional literary gifts of eye and ear. Few novelists have written so well about the corrosiveness of the modern American city. * * Martin Amis * * David Simon has Read more...

 
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