Black Flies

Black Flies

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Black Flies

After failing to get into medical school, Ollie Cross takes a job as a paramedic in Harlem. Ashamed of his middle-class roots and eager to fit in, he adopts a tough-guy persona which carries him through the dark days on the streets- the shoot-outs, the bad cops, the unhinged medics and hopeless patients.

But the daily horrors begin to take their toll and, as his personal life starts to unravel, even Ollie can't tell who he is anymore.

Black Flies is a gripping and… (more)


Black Flies
I wrote to protect myself from some of the horror of the events (June 19, 2014)
Interview of Shannon Burke by Bernard Strainchamps

Shannon Burke is a novelist and used to be a paramedic in Harlem. His experience led him to write Black Flies.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage Digital (October 06, 2009)

Collection: Vintage Digital

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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