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IQ - Joe Ide
IQ
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A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores. East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has... show more
A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores. East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch. Th
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780316267724 (0316267724)
ASIN: 316267724
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 This Inner City Sherlock will knock your socks off
The book opens with a criminal in the making, and a very slapstick-y incident. But even while grinning about that, you get the sense that this character isn't going to be good for more laughs. He's not -- but thankfully, we don't have to spend a lot of time on him, because Isaiah Quintabe (a.k.a. IQ...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it
Sherlock Holmes in the hood. Recommended.
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
I just love this guy Isiah, and don't make me spell his last name, HA! Violence is not his way, he helps people for whatever they can give him and he feels bad for a deal gone bad in his past and takes care of a teenager who lost both of his parents because of that deal.I heard this was going to be ...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it
3.0 IQ
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life.I liked this one. I didn't love it but I liked it well enough. I did seem to take me a little longer to read this book than it usually would and I think that a big reason was that this was a book that was easy for me to set aside. I am really ...
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4.0 IQ by Joe Ide
IQ by Joe Ide is a remarkable debut. The story bounced between 2005 and 2013, I did not care for this technique so I gave it four stars. Isaiah Quintable is the full name for 'IQ' who was reared by his older brother, Marcus until a tragic accident claimed his life. Their parents are both dead. IQ ...
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