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Price, Richard 1949-

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Lush life by Richard Price( Book )
34 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,130 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
Samaritan by Richard Price( Book )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,439 WorldCat member 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 )
51 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,212 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 )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,190 WorldCat member 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
The color of money by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,225 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Freedomland by Joe Roth( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 945 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
The wire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member 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
Lush life by Richard Price( Recording )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 859 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, anything but what he is, the oldest employee at Café Berkmann. Bartender Ike Marcus has confidence, hustle, and most of all, in a neighborhood where thirty is the new fifty, Ike is young. Eric doesn't like that. Then one evening a street kid from the "other" Lower East Side steps up to them and pulls a gun. Ike's last words are "Not tonight, my man." At least, that's Eric's version
Bloodbrothers by Richard Price( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 826 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
Shaft by John Singleton( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 820 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
The wanderers, a novel by Richard Price( Book )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 807 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
The breaks by Richard Price( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 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
Clockers by Spike Lee( Visual )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 655 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."
Sea of love by Harold Becker( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 637 WorldCat member 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 )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 524 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
New York stories ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 416 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 wimsical 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
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the son of wealthy businessman Tom Mullen is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
3 screenplays by Richard Price( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samaritan by Richard Price( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a successful L.A. television career, Ray Mitchell returns to the New Jersey housing project where he grew up -- to rethink his life, reconnect with his teenage daughter, and give back to the community. Things are looking up: he's seeing a woman from the old neighborhood and teaching at his high school. But suddenly, he is found savagely beaten. He knows who did it, but won't talk. It's up to Nerese Ammons, a childhood acquaintance and now a police detective, to get Ray to tell what happened. As he slips in and out of consciousness, we enter the years in which he and Nerese encountered each other across lines of money, class, and race -- the same lines Nerese must reach across now so that Ray will reveal the truth before it's too late
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