Rocco Klein, veteran homicide detective, has had enough of life on the edge. When a warm summer night brings yet another drug-related murder, he has no sense that the case is anything special. A young black man steps forward to confess but a little digging reveals that he's never been in any kind of trouble, whereas his half-brother, Strike, runs a crew of street-corner coke deales - 'clockers' - in a nearby housing project. Soon Rocco is sure that Strike is the real killer - and suddenly Rocco's appetite for the job is back. With a vengence...
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Richard Price spent four years with dealers and cops on the streets of urban America researching the raw material for Clockers. His first novel, The Wanderers, was a literary sensation when it was published in 1974. Three other novels followed - Bloodbrothers, Ladies' Man, and The Breaks, but more recently Price has become one of Hollywood's most successful screenwriters. The Color of Money - for which he received an Oscar Nomination - and Sea of Love are two of his credits. Clockers was directed by Spike Lee and starred Harvey Keitel and John Turturro.
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Book Description 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. 129mm x 198mm x 194mm. Paperback. Rocco Klein, veteran homicide detective, has had enough of life on the edge. When a warm summer night brings yet another drug-related murder, he has no sense that the.Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. This item is printed on demand. 608 pages. 0.480. Bookseller Inventory # 9780747562733