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Shoedog - a book by Pelecanos, George P.

Shoedog

Shoedog( )
Author: Pelecanos, George P.
ISBN:978-0-316-24656-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Imprint:Back Bay Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

Like the kind of cars they don't make anymore and the kind of songs they don't sing, the novels of George Pelecanos have the style, rhythm and muscle of classics. SHOEDOG is vintage Pelecanos: a tale that throbs with soul and pulsates with menace. Constantine was born in D.C., and has been traveling the world ever since-finding everything but a home. Randolph has stayed in this city every day, selling shoes in a downtown store, taking care of ladies who lie about their...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Pelecanos, George P. (Author)
George P. Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. on February 18, 1957. Before becoming an author, he worked as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, and woman's shoe salesman. His first novel, A Firing Offense, was published in 1992. His other books include Nick's Trip, Shoedog, King Suckerman, Right as Rain, Hard Revolution, Drama City, The Night Gardener, and What It Was. He has received numerous awards including the Raymond Chandler award in Italy, the Falcon award in Japan, and the Grand Prix Du Roman Noir in France. Hell to Pay and Soul Circus were awarded the 2003 and 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.

He has served as producer on the feature films Caught (1996), Whatever (1998) and BlackMale (1999). He was a producer, writer, and story editor for the HBO series, The Wire, which won the Peabody Award and the AFI Award. He was also a writer and co-producer on the HBO World War II miniseries The Pacific and an executive producer and writer on the HBO series Treme.

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