Publish date: August 1st 2008
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Way back in 1972, three white boys drove into the black part of town with an eye toward starting some trouble. One boy wound up dead and the lives of three boys were changed forever. Now it's forty years later and Charles Baker thinks someone owes him for the year he did in prison...Once again, Ge...
The dust jacket of this book makes it seem that this is meant to be a feel good chick lit story. I didn't find the story to fulfill that until the ending. However, the storyline is well written and flows well. The character development does draw you in and I did feel their presence. Overall I fo...
Filled with themes of forgiveness, responsibility, and redemption, while still being just a simple, handsomely-told story about everyday working men, this book is pure Pelecanos. All the elements of his work are here, from the spare writing, to the constant theme of what it means and what it takes t...