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Clockers

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Pub. Date:
1992.
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English
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Award-winning author Richard Price offers a viscerally affecting and accomplished portrait of inner-city America.Veteran homicide detective Rocco Klein's passion for the job gave way long ago. His beat is a rough New Jersey neighborhood where the drug murders blur together ... until the day Victor Dunham -- a twenty-year-old with a steady job and a clean record -- confesses to a shooting outside a fast-food joint. It doesn't take long for Rocco's attention to turn to Victor's brother, a street-corner crack dealer named Strike who seems a more likely suspect for the crime. At once an intense mystery, and a revealing study of two men on opposite sides of an unwinnable war, "Clockers" is a stunningly well-rendered chronicle of modern life on the streets.
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9780395537619
9780547524085
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subject_facet African American teenagers -- Fiction, Brothers -- Fiction, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Drug traffic -- Fiction, Electronic books, Mystery fiction, New Jersey -- Fiction, Police -- New Jersey -- Fiction
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