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Price, Richard 1949-

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Lush life by Richard Price( Book )

52 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,088 WorldCat member 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
Clockers by Richard Price( Book )

58 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crack-dealers known as "Clockers" are at the bottom of the drug-dealing ladder, and they must commit murder to rise higher
Freedomland by Richard Price( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Lorenzo Council, attempting to head off an explosion of racial violence in Dempsy, New Jersey, moves quickly to learn the truth about the disappearance of four-year-old Cody Martin, a white child whose mother says he was snatched when her car was hijacked by an African-American man
The color of money by Niall Ferguson( Visual )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member 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
The wire by David Simon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. 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
Child 44 by Daniel Espinosa( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of nasty child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. When Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) a disgraced member of the military police uncovers evidence of a serial killer, he must work against the all-powerful Soviet government in order to track him down before he strikes again. With the government denying existence of any crime in their twisted idea of 'paradise', Demidov must risk everything including the lives of those he loves in order to expose the truth
Freedomland by Joe Roth( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member 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
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member 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
Bloodbrothers by Richard Price( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member 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 wanderers, a novel by Richard Price( Book )

43 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage gang comes of age in the 1960s Bronx. Written when the author was twenty-four, this story was the basis for a major feature film
Lush life by Richard Price( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 2003, and after eight years downtown, Eric Cash is falling further and further behind in his plans to become an actor. Or a writer. Or a restaurateur. To become anything but what he is--the oldest employee at Café Berkmann. So if the new bartender pissed him off, who could blame him? Ike Marcus had confidence. He had hustle. Most of all, in a neighborhood where thirty is the new fifty, Ike was young. Then one evening a street kid from the "other" Lower East Side stepped up to them and pulled a gun. Ike's last words were "Not tonight, my man." At least, that's Eric's version
The breaks by Richard Price( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College graduate Peter is rejected by the law school of his choice, and during his year of working to enhance his credentials he utterly fouls every hope of law school, but heads back for Collegetown anyway
Sea of love by Harold Becker( Visual )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran New York City police detective Frank Keller is a workaholic cop living on the edge. Joining forces with detective Touhey, the two try to track down a bizarre serial killer. They encounter a beautiful suspect, but convinced of her innocence, Keller enters into a passionate affair with the woman, despite hard evidence linking her to the murders
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "clocker" is a 24-hour drug dealer, and Strike (Mekhi Phifer) is the hardest-working one on the streets. But for Strike, time is running out. When the local drug kingpin (Delroy Lindo) tips Strike off about an opportunity for advancement, a rival dealer ends up dead, and Strike suddenly finds himself caught between two homicide detectives. One is Mazilli (John Turturro), who's only looking for an easy bust. The other is Rocco (Harvey Keitel), who's looking for something much harder to find - the truth - and when Strike's law-abiding brother confesses to the murder, Rocco vows not to rest until he's sure the real shooter is behind bars. Director Spike Lee, producer Martin Scorsese and writer Richard Price, along with music by Seal, Marc Dorsey, Des'ree and Chaka Khan, deliver a film so riveting, you'll feel it grab you by the collar and toss you into the middle of an urban battlefield, prompting Jeffrey Lyons of Sneak Previews to call it "One of 1995's most powerful films."
New York stories( Visual )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member 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
Ladies' man by Richard Price( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member 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
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy executive's son is kidnapped, he takes matters into his own hands in an effort to rescue the boy
3 screenplays by Richard Price( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gritty thriller about Jimmy Kilmartin, an ex-convict out on parole, who is reluctantly lured back into the underworld for one last heist, reentering a world he is determined to escape once and for all
The Wanderers by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wanderers tells a tale as old as time, and as unexpected as tomorrow's headlines. It's a comedy and tragedy, fantasy and farce that will make you recall every mystery and complexity of adolescence. Richie, Joey, and Perry run with a street club called The Wanderers. Their time is Fall 1963, but their experience is universal; falling in love, surviving in school, defending their turf against rivals--including legendery figures who never show up in high school yearbooks, like the Fordham Baldies ... and pint-sized psychopaths called The Duckey Boys
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.11 for Freedomlan ... to 0.88 for "Delaying ...)

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controlled identityBrandt, Harry, 1949-

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ClockersFreedomlandThe color of moneyShaftBloodbrothersThe wanderers, a novelLush lifeThe breaks