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Darktown

作者 Thomas Mullen
出版社 LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP
商品描述 Darktown:,{:name=>"內容簡介",:description=>"Theaward-winningauthorofTheLastTownonEarthdeliversarivetingandelegantpoliceproceduralsetin1948Atlanta,exploringamu

內容簡介

內容簡介 The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth delivers a riveting and elegant police procedural set in 1948 Atlanta, exploring a murder, corrupt police, and strained race relations that feels ripped from today's headlines.Responding to orders from on high, the Atlanta Police Department is forced to hire its first black officers, including war veterans Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith. The newly minted policemen are met with deep hostility by their white peers; they aren’t allowed to arrest white suspects, drive squad cars, or set foot in the police headquarters.When a black woman who was last seen in a car driven by a white man turns up dead, Boggs and Smith suspect white cops are behind it. Their investigation sets them up against a brutal cop, Dunlow, who has long run the neighborhood as his own, and his partner, Rakestraw, a young progressive who may or may not be willing to make allies across color lines. Among shady moonshiners, duplicitous madams, crooked lawmen, and the constant restrictions of Jim Crow, Boggs and Smith will risk their new jobs, and their lives, while navigating a dangerous world―a world on the cusp of great change.Set in the postwar, pre-civil rights South, and evoking the socially resonant and morally complex crime novels of Dennis Lehane and Walter Mosley, Darktown is a vivid, smart, intricately plotted crime saga that explores the timely issues of race, law enforcement, and the uneven scales of justice.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Thomas Mullen Thomas Mullen is the author of Darktown, an NPR Best Book of the Year, which has been shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, the Indies Choice Book Award, has been nominated for two Crime Writers Assocation Dagger Awards, and is being developed for television by Sony Pictures with executive producer Jamie Foxx; The Last Town on Earth, which was named Best Debut Novel of 2006 by USA TODAY and was awarded the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for excellence in historical fiction; The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers; and The Revisionists. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and sons.

商品規格

書名 / Darktown
作者 / Thomas Mullen
簡介 / Darktown:,{:name=>"內容簡介",:description=>"Theaward-winningauthorofTheLastTownonEarthdeliversarivetingandelegantpoliceproceduralsetin1948Atlanta,exploringamu
出版社 / LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP
ISBN13 / 9780349142074
ISBN10 / 0349142076
EAN / 9780349142074
誠品26碼 / 2681467166003
尺寸 / 19.6X12.8X2.6CM
裝訂 / 平裝
頁數 / 384
語言 / 英文
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