Price, Richard

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Vintage
Date Published: 2003
Edition: Later printing
Binding: Paperback
Condition: as NEW
ISBN: 037572513x
Book Id: 15615


377 pp. Octavo. Black and red covers.


Ray Mitchell, a former TV writer who has left Hollywood under a cloud, returns to urban Dempsy, New Jersey, hoping to make a difference in the lives of his struggling neighbors. Instead, his very public and emotionally suspect generosity gets him beaten nearly to death. Ray refuses to name his assailant, which makes him intensely interesting to Detective Nerese Ammons, a friend from childhood, who now sets out to unlock the secret of his reticence. Set against the intensely realized backdrop of urban America, the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds is both morally complex and utterly gripping.

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