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The man who came uptown

Author: George P Pelecanos
Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears, suddenly released after a private detective manipulated a witness in Michael's trial. Outside, Michael encounters a Washington, D.C. that has changed a lot during his time locked up.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Novels
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George P Pelecanos
ISBN: 9780316479820 0316479829
OCLC Number: 1038041133
Description: 263 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: George Pelecanos.

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Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears, suddenly released after a private detective manipulated a witness in Michael's trial. Outside, Michael encounters a Washington, D.C. that has changed a lot during his time locked up. Once shady storefronts are now trendy beer gardens and flower shops. But what hasn't changed is the hard choice between the temptation of crime and doing what's right. Trying to balance his new job, his love of reading, and the debt he owes to the man who got him released, Michael struggles to figure out his place in this new world before he loses control.

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