King Suckerman

by George P. Pelecanos

Publisher: Dell Pub. in New York

Written in English
Cover of: King Suckerman | George P. Pelecanos
Published: Pages: 324 Downloads: 284
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  • Criminals,
  • Fiction

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A gang war breaks out between drug dealers in Washington after one man insults another. The protagonists are two drug-dealing friends, Dimitri Karras, a Greek, and Marcus Clay, an African American. Part crime novel, part analysis of our violent society.

Edition Notes

Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1997.

StatementGeorge P. Pelecanos
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.E354 K56 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. ;
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24960653M
ISBN 100440225957
ISBN 109780440225959
OCLC/WorldCa39608813

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