The Man Who Came Uptown (Paperback)
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The Man Who Came Uptown (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 21/03/2019
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Anna Byrne is a jailhouse librarian. Most days, she loves her job and shares the life-affirming power of books to people who would have no hope without them. Often, she can get too close and forget some of these men are dangerous criminals.

But some of them never had a chance. Like Michael Hudson, who's been locked up awaiting trial before his sudden release. He's happy and relieved but can't shake the question preying on his mind: how comes the witness who put him behind bars is suddenly refusing to testify?

There's a man who might have the answer, but he wants something first. Phil Ornazian is a private investigator who moonlights as a petty criminal. He's not exactly proud of it, but times are hard in Washington D.C. People have to change to survive, or die trying.

But everything comes at a price and, at some point, everyone has to pay...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781409179740
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Perhaps the greatest living American crime writer - STEPHEN KING

Pelecanos is a powerful writer - he deserves to be listed among the best - OBSERVER

Triple-distilled excellence. Pelecanos is the undisputed poet laureate of America's most secret city. Not just recommended: this is essential reading - LEE CHILD

Every time I read one of George Pelecanos's novels I'm left a little awed and a little envious. The guy's a national treasure - DENNIS LEHANE

Gold-standard character-driven crime writing that few will ever match - FT

George Pelecanos writes hard-boiled fiction with heart - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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“Under a brick.”

I've never read a Pelecanos so this was my inaugural experience. I'd have to have spent my entire life under a brick in the garden if I'd not seen the wire however, and I really enjoyed that show, so... More

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