What It Was

What It Was

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Washington, D.C., 1972. Derek Strange has left the police department and set up shop as a private investigator. His former partner, Frank "Hound Dog" Vaughn, is still on the force. When a young woman comes to Strange asking for his help recovering a cheap ring she claims has sentimental value, the case leads him onto Vaughn's turf, where a local drug addict's been murdered, shot point-blank in his apartment. Soon both men are on the trail of a ruthless killer: Red… (more)

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Pelecanos, a writer on feted TV dramas The Wire and Treme, writes in his signature hard-boiled noir style. Sharp, staccato storytelling, even if characterisation seems a little derivative.

George Pelecanos’s latest book, “What It Was,” sends his best stock character into an extended 40-year flashback. It begins in a Washington bar, where a song by the Dramatics gets Derek Strange to thinking about the summer of 1972.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books (January 23, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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