Title: Hard Revolution: A Novel
Publisher: Little, Brown March 2004
Publication Date: 2004
Book Condition: Fine (F)
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Two brothers, one a rookie cop and the other recently back from Vietnam, are caught up in the chaos that engulfed D.C in 1968 when riots followed the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Bookseller Inventory # 20080823102523
Synopsis: HARD REVOLUTION is a rich, dramatic, totally engrossing story of two brothers-one a rookie police officer, one a recently returned Vietnam veteran-caught up in the chaos that engulfed D.C. in 1968, when riots followed the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Derek Strange is his family's straight arrow, but his older brother Dennis has always had a harder time.Home from the war and in several varieties of trouble, Dennis is in danger of making one bad decision too many.While Derek tries to be there for Dennis, no amount of brotherly love can save Dennis from Alvin Jones, a local drug dealer who draws him into his web. An apocalyptic gun battle and an impossible decision collide in the electrifying climax of the most powerful book yet from George Pelecanos, a novelist who 'writes with intelligence and complexity, as well as with a sober recognition of the evil at large in the world.' (Washington Post)
About the Author: George P. Pelecanos is a screenwriter, independent film producer, award-winning journalist, and the author of the bestselling series of novels set in and around Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife and children. Pelecanos is also at work as a producer on the HBO hit series The Wire.
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