Street of No Return

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Vintage Books, 1954 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Whitey is wrongfully acused of killing a policeman and becomes caught up the schemes of three brutal gangsters

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User Review  - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing

A good Goodis! As usual, the main character's obsessional relationship with a woman is the start of his problems, and his refusal to give her up the catalyst for his downfall. I liked the use of ... Read full review


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Known as the poet of the losers, David Goodis (1917-1967) was an elusive, reclusive man. At his death he was living in obscurity with no living family. Few photographs of him exist. Dark Passage was his first major work, published in 1946, and opted for a Hollywood film with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.

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