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Hard Revolution

A Novel (Pelecanos, George)

by George P. Pelecanos

  • 376 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Hachette Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDerek Strange (4)
    ContributionsLance Reddick (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820164M
    ISBN 101586216015
    ISBN 109781586216016

      This book is staggeringly good. It is literary and lyrical like "A Northern Light," but edgier. I think Donnelly takes more risks here: in characterization (Andi is a handful, to say the least), subject matter (the horrors of the French Revolution are at times excruciating to read) and structure (contemporary and historical plot lines are mashed together -- which, of course, is the point: the 4/5(4K). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Hard Revolution A Novel (Book): Pelecanos, George P.: HARD REVOLUTION is a rich, dramatic, totally engrossing story of two brothers-one a rookie police officer, one a recently returned Vietnam veteran-caught up in the chaos that engulfed D.C. in , when riots followed the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Derek Strange is his family's straight arrow, but his older. Hard Times – For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in The book surveys English society and satirises the social and economic conditions of the era. Hard Times is unusual in several ways. It is by far the shortest of Dickens' novels, barely a quarter of the length of those written immediately before and after : Charles Dickens.

    This book is actually quite hard to read if you don’t know a lot about the French Revolution, isn’t it? Yes. Tocqueville’s book had an incredibly wide influence in a variety of fields, with a variety of readerships. Furet’s book, on the other hand, was very much a book for . Get this from a library! Hard revolution. [George P Pelecanos] -- A rookie policeman in Washington, D.C. is surrounded by crimes that will make him the man he is eventually going to be.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(68). Hard Revolution, set duringwith Johnson quitting the presidency, King getting shot, and so forth, uses the events of that year (or some of them anyway) to provide context for what's going on in the main plot.

I really enjoyed this book, the plot, the characters, and the action. I would recommend it/5(68). Hard Revolution: A Novel and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(69). Hard Revolution, set duringwith Johnson quitting the presidency, King getting shot, and so forth, uses the events of that year (or some of them anyway) to provide context for what's going on in the main plot.

I really enjoyed this book, the plot, the characters, and the action. I would recommend it.4/4(54). While his first three books in the series take place in present time with Strange and Quinn being private detectives in Washington, D.C., Hard Revolution is almost a prequel to the other three books as it traces Strange's development through his childhood and early years on the Metropolitan Police Force in Washington, D.C.

as the inner city turns to riots, arson, and looting in the wake of Dr. /5(8). Hard Revolution is an important and terrific book (tie maybe with Sweet Forever for his best in my mind) in the Pelecanos’s canon.

This book tells about Derek Strange and his family from his early days, up to his days as a policeman, including why he left and became a PI.4/5. Hard Revolution NPR coverage of Hard Revolution by George P. Pelecanos. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : George P.

Pelecanos. Washington, D.C., novelist George Pelecanos' Hard Revolution, which serves as a sort of prequel to his still-small series about black middle-aged private eye Derek Strange, doesn't shy away from social or political commentary.

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Book Summary. 'Written in rich, observant prose, this is a brilliant study of a society tearing apart as racial tensions escalate after the King killing.' Publishers Weekly. Derek Strange is a rookie cop, the job he's dreamed of since he was a boy.

HARD REVOLUTION. by George Pelecanos. and get caught shoplifting by a hard-nosed security guard who briskly sets him back on the straight and narrow and consigns his no-goodnik companions, Dominic and Angelo Martini, to a hopeless slide downward.

our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your Author: George Pelecanos. HARD REVOLUTION is a prequel to this series looking at Strange's life as a child in the late s and his experiences as a rookie policeman in when social upheaval on several different levels was reaching its boiling point.

Looking at this Strange will give readers a lot of insight into the character that they have come to know. "Hard Revolution" is apparently part of a "prequel" trilogy that will provide the backstory to the Derek Strange we've met in Pelecanos' recent series of novels.

The book gives the texture of DC in a way that's recognizable to someone like me who lived there well after /5(5). Written in rich, observant prose, the novel is a brilliant study of a society tearing apart as racial tensions escalate after the King killing; no wonder some observers have pointed to Pelecanos as the kind of thriller writer who should be nominated for a National Book Award.

city author tour/5(12). '[Hard Revolution] is Dickensian in structure Pelecanos's writing is direct and effective, with much period detail about cars and music, and he has a wonderful way with vernacular. The scenes of mob violence are minutely documented and the waste is appalling but, just as in Dickens, love finally conquers all.'.

Hard Revolution Book Summary and Study Guide. George R. Pelecanos Booklist George R. Pelecanos Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Hard Revolution; Derek Strange is a young African-American officer in the Washington, D.C. police force in Derek works to avenge his brother's murder, and to keep order during the riots occurring.

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Save money. Live better. George P. Pelecanos,Brown $ (p) ISBN   Top 10 books about the Russian Revolution The book is both a testament to the popularity of the revolution and the hard necessities imposed. Hard Revolution. By: "Mr. Pelecanos, one of today's most stellar writers of hard-boiled crime clean, tight, cogent prose with a heartfelt packs a serious punch." The read of the book is fine but at various points swelling background music is added in the background, i guess to make it more emotional.

It's.Hard Revolution: A Novel (Derek Strange and Terry Quinn series series) by George P. Pelecanos. In this epic showdown from "one of the best crime novelists alive" (Dennis Lehane), police officer Derek Strange hunts his brother's killer through a city erupting with rage.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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