Pelecanos, George P.
Most widely held works about George P Pelecanos
Most widely held works by George P Pelecanos
The night gardener : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 2,210 libraries worldwide
When the body of a local teenager turns up in a community garden, veteran homicide detective Gus Ramone teams up with T. C. Cook, a legendary, now retired detective, and Dan "Doc" Holiday, his former partner who left the force under a cloud of suspicion.
Hard revolution by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
48 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
Two brothers--rookie police officer Derek Strange, and his older brother, Dennis, a troubled Vietnam Veteran--become caught up in the riots engulfing Washington, D.C., in the wake of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hell to pay : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
55 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,862 libraries worldwide
Hired to find a fourteen-year-old girl who has run away from home and started working as a prostitute, Derek Strange and Terry Quinn are forced to confront a dangerous adversary in pimp Worldwide Wilson.
The turnaround : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
Thirty-five years after a devastating accident that irrevocably shapes the lives of six people, a pair of redemption-seeking survivors reaches out to one another in an effort that is compromised by a fellow survivor's release from prison.
Soul circus : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a brutal courtroom battle during which a Washington, D.C., crime overlord faces the death penalty and his rivals vie for his territory, private investigator Derek Strange struggles to protect the life of a witness.
Drama city : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
Hoping to start over after serving eight years in prison, Lorenzo Brown returns to the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of his youth to take a job as a Humane Society officer but finds challenges from a local drug boss.
Right as rain by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,662 libraries worldwide
At a mother's request, Derek Strange investigates the killing of one police officer by another in "the D.C. underworld, where police officers and criminals operate by their own secret laws, and where human life is sometimes of less consequence than cash, drugs, and other forms of currency."--Jacket.
The way home : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
Thomas Flynn's rocky relationship with his son Chris, who spent time in a juvenile prison a decade ago, is finally moving away from distrust and scorn. When a burglary breaks their uneasy détente, will Chris be pulled back into treachery and violence?
The Pacific ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.
Shame the devil : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
A man falling apart after his young son is shot during a robbery in Washington gets a new lease on life when the robber returns to the city. Tipped off by a PI, Dimitri Karras sets out to avenge his son.
The sweet forever : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
A drug war breaks out in Washington involving gangs and crooked policemen. The action is seen through the eyes of Marcus Clay and Dimitri Karras, owners of a record store in the black ghetto.
The big blowdown by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 935 libraries worldwide
A novel on two immigrant boys growing up in 1940s Washington--their friendship, their loves and their crimes. One Greek, the other Italian, they are involved in collection work for loan sharks who prey on immigrants. By the author of Nick's Trip.
The wire. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 855 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.
The wire. The complete third season ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 817 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 cut : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
After returning home from serving in Iraq, Spero Lucas makes a living doing special investigations for a defense attorney and catches the attention of a high-profile crime boss who offers Lucas a high paying job he can't refuse.
King Suckerman : a novel by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 747 libraries worldwide
A gang war breaks out between drug dealers in Washington after one man insults another. The protagonists are two drug-dealing friends, Dimitri Karras, a Greek, and Marcus Clay, an African American. Part crime novel, part analysis of our violent society.
The wire. The complete second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
A horrific discovery is about to blow the whole port of Baltimore harbor inside out.
Shoedog by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 649 libraries worldwide
A drifter by the name of Constantine hitches a lift from a driver who stops en route to collect some money. But the man who owes it doesn't have it, so he enrolls the two of them in a plot to rob a liquor store. What follows is robbery, a doublecross and Constantine's vengeance. By the author of Nick's Trip.
Nick's trip by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
A Washington, D.C. bartender/private eye searches for an old friend's missing wife.
Down by the river where the dead men go by George P Pelecanos ( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and French and held by 466 libraries worldwide
In Washington, after a night of drinking, Nick Stefanos passes out in a public park. He awakens to hear a murder being committed and goes after the killer. The hunt takes him into the porn trade and through some of the roughest parts of the nation's capital. By the author of Nick's Trip.
African American detectives Audiobooks Bartenders Basilone, John,--1916-1945 Brothers--Death Crime and race Criminals Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery television programs Domestic fiction Drama Drug dealers Drug traffic Ex-convicts Fathers and sons Fiction Iraq War (2003-) Large type books Leckie, Robert,--1920-2001 Maryland--Baltimore Military campaigns Minorities--Crimes against Parole officers Police Police corruption Private investigators Problem youth Psychological fiction Race discrimination Racism Reconciliation Redemption Revenge Runaway teenagers Serial murderers Sledge, E. B.--1923- Stefanos, Nick (Fictitious character) Strange, Derek (Fictitious character) Teenage prostitution Teenagers Television cop shows Television programs Undercover operations United States.--Marine Corps Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) Washington (D.C.) World War (1939-1945)
Pelecanos, George 1957-
פלקונס, ג׳ורג׳ פ׳
佩勒卡诺斯, 乔治 P
פלקנוס, ג׳ורג׳ פ
פלקונס, ג׳ורג׳ פ
Greek, Modern (3)
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