Heart of the Old Country
"Part coming-of-age story, part thriller, it's got all the ingredients for what may be a whole new genre."--Entertainment Weekly
"McLoughlin in his first novel easily ranks with Richard Price."--Penthouse
Based onHeart of the Old Country,The Narrows is now a major motion picture starring Kevin Zegers, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sofia Bush, and Eddie Cahill. This is not the Brooklyn of Spike Lee or Matty Rich, but a counterpoint, where the hangers-on--those left behind in the white flight to the suburbs--continue to "do business" while defending their shrinking borders.
Tim McLoughlin is the editor of the multiple award-winning anthologyBrooklyn Noir and its companion volumes. His work has been included inThe Best American Mystery Stories. He lives in Brooklyn.
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HEART OF THE OLD COUNTRYUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A first novel offering stolid suspense from the land of the wiseguys.Mike is 19, from a working-class Brooklyn family that never managed to escape to the suburbs—not that any of them care. He ... Read full review