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The Night Gardener

by Pelecanos, George P.

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2006
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9780316156509
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 2006 When the body of a local teenager is found in a community garden, homicide detective Gus Ramone relives intense memories of a case he worked twenty years earlier. When he was still a rookie, Ramone and his partner Dan Doc Holiday assisted legendary detective T.C. Cook as he investigated a series of killings involving… Read more
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Shame the Devil

by Pelecanos, George P.

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2003
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9780446611329
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New York: Warner Books, 2003 Derek Strange and Terry Quinn, a team of private investigators are hired to find a 14-year-old white girl from the suburbs who's run away from home and is now working as a prostitute. The two ex-cops think they know D.C.'s dangers, but nothing in their experience has prepared them for Worldwide Wilson, the pimp whose… Read more
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Shame the Devil

by Pelecanos, George P.

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2001
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9780752848624
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London: Orion, 2001 Set in darkest, downtown Washington, Hell to Pay begins with Quinn and Strange dealing with the usual detritus of the world's most violent city - a bent cop and a missing teenage-girl-turned-hooker - but then a senseless death on a sunny afternoon shakes even Derek Strange's existence. A victim shot down by bullets meant for another; a… Read more
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Hard Revolution: A Novel

by Pelecanos, George

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2004
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9780316608978
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2004 It was a time when cars came dressed in chrome, white girls followed the Supremes, and a man in Memphis brandished a gun. On the streets of D.C., where once people of all creeds and colors managed to live together, a tide of anger and confusion is taking young men in its wake. In… Read more
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Hell to Pay

by Pelecanos, George P.

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2001
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Fine
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780440236351
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New York,: Dell, 2001 Frank Farrow is a natural-born killer. Roman Otis is a fine-looking crooner who does his killing on the side. On a hot D.C. afternoon Frank and Roman hit a pizza shop called May's. When the hit was over, four people were executed. A cop was shot. A boy was dead. And when the sirens stopped wailing… Read more
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Collected Stories

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1986
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Good > Very Good
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Chicago: Lakeview Press, 1986 The first collection of the short stories of Harry Mark Petrakis was nominated for a National book Award in Fiction, establishing him as a master of the form. Revealing commentaries by the author introduce each story in this collection.In The Passing of the Ice, Polish icemen suffer the fate of some great doomed Greek line. In… Read more
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Nick the Greek

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1979
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Very Good +
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1st.US Edition.
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9780385049092
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New York: Doubleday, 1979 In 1919 Nick Dandolos arrived in Chicago from Greece, pursuing the American dream. Instead, tempted into a high-stakes game of cards, he is driven to humiliation and defeat. From these depths he begins his painstaking mastery of the skills of gambling under the tutelage of the crafty old gambler, Nestor, who says, "If God wished to… Read more
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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1966
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New York: David McKay, 1966 Leonidas Matsoukas, sole operator of the Pindar Counseling Service (solutions provided for all problems of life and love); proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes; passionately loving husband and father, and equally passionate lover of the beautiful bakery proprietress, Anthoula; inveterate gambler, mighty fighter. Leonidas Matsoukas, down at heel, is the hero of this superb novel.… Read more
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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1967
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9780385049092
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New York: Bantam, 1967 "Leonidas Matsoukas, sole operator of the Pindar Counselling Service (solutions provided for all problems of life and love); proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes; passionately loving husband and father, and equally passionate lover of the beautiful bakery proprietress, Anthoula; inveterate gambler, mighty fighter. Leonidas Matsoukas, down at heel, is the hero of this superb new novel."… Read more
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Stelmark : A Family Recollection

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1970
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New York: David McKay, 1970 Memories of a Greek-American growing up in Chicago. Author inscription on half title.dated 1978. Signed by Author. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Ghost of the Sun

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1990
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1st.US Edition.
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9780312043193
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1990 In this sequel to "The Dream of Kings" Leonidas Matsoukas returns to the Greek-American Chicago neighborhood, where he had lived with his family, but after 8 years in Greece, including being tortured in a Greek prison, he is a changed man."Neat tight copy with minimal signs of library ownership, ffep missing). 1st.US Edition.. Hard… Read more
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The Hour of the Bell The Hour of the Bell: a Novel of the 1821 Greek War of Independence Against the Turks

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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1st.US Edition
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9780385048774
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New York: Doubleday, 1976 In 1821, in the geographically small but culturally and historically rich country of Greece, a revolution began to overturn four terrible centuries of slavery the Greeks had endured under the Ottoman Turks. Harry Mark Petrakis's historical novel The Hour of the Bell recalls the first year of the revolt. Petrakis provides a panoramic view of the… Read more
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Ghost of the Sun

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1990
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9780312043193
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1990 In this sequel to "The Dream of Kings" Leonidas Matsoukas returns to the Greek-American Chicago neighborhood, where he had lived with his family, but after 8 years in Greece, including being tortured in a Greek prison, he is a changed man. Crisp tight copy.looks unread. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1966
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New York: St.Martin's Press, 1966 "Leonidas Matsoukas, sole operator of the Pindar Counselling Service (solutions provided for all problems of life and love); proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes; passionately loving husband and father, and equally passionate lover of the beautiful bakery proprietress, Anthoula; inveterate gambler, mighty fighter. Leonidas Matsoukas, down at heel, is the hero of this superb new… Read more
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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1967
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9780385049092
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New York: Bantam, 1967 "Leonidas Matsoukas, sole operator of the Pindar Counselling Service (solutions provided for all problems of life and love); proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes; passionately loving husband and father, and equally passionate lover of the beautiful bakery proprietress, Anthoula; inveterate gambler, mighty fighter. Leonidas Matsoukas, down at heel, is the hero of this superb new novel."… Read more
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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Published
1967
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London: Arthur Baker, 1967 Has stamp on ffep, cover is sun faded esp on spine. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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A Dream of Kings

by Petrakis,Harry Mark

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1966
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New York: David McKay, 1966 "Leonidas Matsoukas, sole operator of the Pindar Counselling Service (solutions provided for all problems of life and love); proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick schemes; passionately loving husband and father, and equally passionate lover of the beautiful bakery proprietress, Anthoula; inveterate gambler, mighty fighter. Leonidas Matsoukas, down at heel, is the hero of this superb new… Read more
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Bad Chemistry

by Krist, Gary

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Published
1997
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Fine
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BCE
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9780679449317
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New York: Random House, 1997 "Bad Chemistry" poses an unsettling question: How much do we really know about the people we love -- or about ourselves? Kate Theodorus used to be a cop in Chicago. Eager to escape the ugliness and violence of police work, she moved to Washington, D.C., to create a new life for herself as a social… Read more
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Bad Chemistry

by Krist, Gary

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1997
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New York: Random House, 1997 Kate Theodorus used to be a cop in Chicago. Eager to escape the ugliness and violence of police work, she moved to Washington, D.C. to create a new life for herself as both wife and social worker. Three years later, her husband goes to the store for groceries and never returns, and Kate finds herself… Read more
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Boundary 2: A Journal of Postmoden in Literature Volune V No.2 Winter 1977

by Spanos William V.[ed.]

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1977
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Binghampton NY: State University of New York, , 1977 Includes pepers from A Symposium on Postmodern Literary Theory March 25-27 1976 at SUNY,. Also contributions from Kate Cicellis, George Economou, William V Spanos. Woodcuts by Nick Sperakis. 644p. illus . Original Wraps.. Very Good.
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