Clockers: A Novel

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Macmillan, Mar 4, 2008 - Fiction - 611 pages
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Novelist and Academy Award–nominated screenwriter Richard Price's bestselling second novel offers "an unforgettable picture of inner-city decay and despair" (USA Today)

At once an intense mystery and a revealing study of two men, a veteran homicide detective and an innercity crack dealer, on opposite sides of an endless war. Clockers is "powerful . . . harrowing . . . remarkable" (The New York Times Book Review).

 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
31
Section 3
49
Section 4
83
Section 5
102
Section 6
117
Section 7
134
Section 8
139
Section 19
331
Section 20
339
Section 21
359
Section 22
379
Section 23
396
Section 24
416
Section 25
430
Section 26
442

Section 9
159
Section 10
177
Section 11
188
Section 12
207
Section 13
227
Section 14
248
Section 15
260
Section 16
271
Section 17
295
Section 18
316
Section 27
453
Section 28
463
Section 29
485
Section 30
494
Section 31
511
Section 32
519
Section 33
531
Section 34
599
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About the author (2008)

Richard Price is the author of seven novels, including Lush Life, Clockers, Freedomland, and Samaritan. He wrote the screenplays for the films Sea of Love, Ransom, and The Color of Money, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best TV writing as a co-writer for the HBO series The Wire. Price was also awarded a Literature Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York City.

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