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The Resource The Whites : a novel, Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

The Whites : a novel, Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

Label
The Whites : a novel
Title
The Whites
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in Harlem known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. Mostly, his team of detectives conducts a series of holding actions--and after years in police purgatory, Billy is content simply to do his job. But soon after he gets a 3:00 a.m. call about the fatal knifing of a drunk in a Third Avenue pub, his investigation moves beyond the usual handoff to the day shift. And when he discovers that the victim was once a suspect in the unsolved murder of a 13-year-old girl, he finds himself drawn back to the late 1990s when the Wild Geese were at their most wayward. Before the case can be closed,it will severely test Billy's new sense of purpose and force him to accept that his troubled past isn't past at all. Richard Price, one of America's most gifted novelists, has always written brilliantly about cops, criminals, and New York City. Now, writing as Harry Brandt, he is poised to win a huge following among all those who hunger for first-rate crime fiction"--
Summary
Forty-two-year-old Sergeant Billy Graves marks time as head of the Manhattan's Night Watch, the motley group of detectives who deal with felonies between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Married with two kids, he was an NYPD officer on the rise until a bullet from his gun missed a criminal and hit a kid. Billy and his cadre of fellow gung-ho cops from that time all have a "white" -- that one criminal who escaped justice. Now, the group's whites are turning up dead. This compelling, authentic novel is sure to please fans of police procedurals. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2015
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390066
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The Whites : a novel, Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780805093995
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014028457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0015491202
Label
The Whites : a novel, Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
336 p.
Isbn
9780805093995
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2014028457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0015491202

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