The Big Blowdown by George Pelecanos
The Big Blowdown is a crime novel written by George Pelecanos and published in June 1996 by St. Martins Press.Length of this novel is 313. Novel is set in Washington DC. Its a first book in the series D.C. Quartet. Other three books are Shame the Devil, King Suckerman and The Sweet Forever.
Pete Karras is the main character in the novel he is living in Washington in year 1940. Pete Karras living in Washington with his three other friends name Jimmy Boyle, Joe Recevo, and Perry. Boyle is in police and Angelos is accountant. Novel start when Peter Karras injured and admit in a hospital in Washington D.C.Karras injured in a fight with African-American boys.
George P. Pelecanos is an American author.He was born in February 18, 1957 in Washington, D.C. United States. George mostly write Crime fiction and detective fiction novels.
He also writes for TV and films.His selected novels are Shoedog (1994), Drama City (2005) and The Way Home (2009).He won Writers Guild of America Award, Edgar Award and Maltese Falcon Award (Japan).
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