Price, Richard 1949-
Most widely held works about Richard Price
Most widely held works by Richard Price
Lush life by Richard Price ( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
In this first-rate police procedural, Eric Cash, the 34-year-old bartender at Café Berkmann and a would-be screenwriter, ends up in jail as a murder suspect and it's up to two New York City police detectives to find out the truth.
Freedomland by Richard Price ( Book )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
In New Jersey, a city explodes after a white woman reports her car was hijacked by a black man with her baby inside. But is she telling the truth? The police raid the black ghetto and blacks cry racism. A black policeman and a white woman reporter investigate.
Samaritan by Richard Price ( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
Ray Mitchell returns to New Jersey to the housing project where he grew up to re-evaluate his life, but when he is found savagely beaten -- and refuses to press charges -- childhood friend Detective Nerese Ammons must uncover the truth.
Clockers by Richard Price ( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,015 libraries worldwide
Crack-dealers known as "Clockers" are at the bottom of the drug-dealing ladder, and they must commit murder to rise higher.
The color of money ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
"The Color of Money" is a decades-later sequel to "The Hustler." 25 years on, Fast Eddie is now a nattily dressed, silver-haired liquor salesman working the Midwest in his white Cadillac. His neat mustache and smiling deviltry are also employed in his other profession--stake horse to up and coming pool hustlers. One night he sees a kid playing who is so good that Eddie's laboriously buried memories are stirred. Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen have been working minor-league hustles, but with Eddie's help, all three could jump straight into the world of big-money pool, and an upcoming 9-ball tournament in Atlantic City. First, however, Vincent must learn to put the making of money above every other consideration, lure, and temptation in the pool hall. In the process, Eddie and Vincent's relationship erupts into a battle of passion vs. practicality, game theory vs. psychological warfare, where knowledge of human nature is trumps.
Freedomland ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 870 libraries worldwide
As a housing project cop who's respected for keeping the peace and being fair with the residents, Lorenzo Council stumbles onto the case of an apparent carjacking and child abduction one night that throws the projects into turmoil. But there's something strange in the details Brenda Martin slowly brings to light regarding her abductor and her missing child. The criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping ignites long-simmering racial tension between two neighboring New Jersey towns.
Bloodbrothers by Richard Price ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Stony De Coco, expected to fulfill his father's dream by joining the electrician's union, longs for escape but feels trapped by his obligations to his working-class family.
The wire. The complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
The wanderers, a novel by Richard Price ( Book )
16 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
The breaks by Richard Price ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Shaft ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
To stop a racist killer Shaft's got to track down the only eyewitness that can put the bad guy behind bars. As Shaft closes in, so does the danger. Up against corrupt cops and venomous druglords Shaft's out to make crime pay up.
Clockers ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor.
Sea of love ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A veteran New York City police detective, while working to track down a bizarre serial killer, enters into a passionate affair with a beautiful suspect despite hard evidence linking her to the murders.
Ladies' man by Richard Price ( Book )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by his girlfriend, Kenny Becker, an unemployed salesman, sets off to explore is new freedom. His journey takes him through singles bars, peep shows, massage parlors and other questionable destinations in New York's underground.
3 screenplays by Richard Price ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Ransom ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy.
New York stories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
A trilogy about life in the big city. "Life lessons" is the tale of a passionate painter (Nolte) torn between his obsession for his art and his infatuation with his sultry assistant (Arquette). "Life without Zoe" is a whimsical fantasy of a very grown-up 12-year-old who brings charm and magic to life in New York. "Oedipus wrecks" is the story of a neurotic lawyer (Allen) who cannot escape the influence of his mother.
Kiss of death ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
A gritty thriller about an ex-convict (Jimmy Kilmartin) out on parole, who is reluctantly lured back into the underworld for one last heist. Caught by a detective, Jimmy makes a deal: his freedom in return for turning informer. Caught between his former criminal associates and government agents, Jimmy is determined to escape from his predicament once and for all.
Men in the cities, 1979-1982 by Robert Longo ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The Spike Lee joint collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed and controversial directors of all time. Now five of his most provocative, thought-provoking films are available in one collection. From the breakout hit dramedy "Do the right thing" to the gritty, urban "Clockers," Lee peels away life's layers, exposing the ironies, brutalities, rhythms and prejudices of the naked city in this powerful collector's set.
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Price, Richard 1949-פרייס, ריצ׳רד
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