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Product Description: Ricky Bellamy is shot in the head by a vigilante at the corner of Geneva and Mission in San Francisco. He’s declared brain-dead and hooked up to life support, but ten months later he emerges from his coma. The bullet stays lodged in his head—inoperable, the doctors say—but with it comes what Ricky calls “visions, a third eye...read more

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9781609806170 | Seven Stories Pr, January 26, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ricky Bellamy is shot in the head by a vigilante at the corner of Geneva and Mission in San Francisco.

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Product Description: It seems like everyone in California is going to prison these days. And as another hot Christmas approaches in San Francisco, Robert Grogan and Slatts Calhoun are about to make the street after a stretch in San Quentin. On the inside Robert and Slatts were inmates and lovers, but Robert has a young wife and a daughter on the outside and they’re probably not going to be thrilled about sharing him with Slatts...read more

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9781583227473 | Seven Stories Pr, November 1, 2006, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: It seems like everyone in California is going to prison these days.

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9781583228395 | Seven Stories Pr, June 1, 2008, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: It seems like everyone in California is going to prison these days.

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The weary souls of urban America's down and out, including a dandyish thug, a suicidal punk rocker, and capricious cops, come together on one foggy day in San Francisco. By the author of Angels of Catastrophe. Original.

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9781583226391 | Seven Stories Pr, May 1, 2004, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The weary souls of urban America's down and out, including a dandyish thug, a suicidal punk rocker, and capricious cops, come together on one foggy day in San Francisco.

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Product Description: Un policía es asesinado en mitad de Mission Street. Ricky Durrutti, un criminal de poca monta, tendrá que descubrir quién ha sido el asesino si no quiere verse involucrado. En compañía del judío Maimónides, que acaba de salir de prisión después de una condena de 10 años, Durrutti se lanza a una desesperada carrera en busc...read more

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9788478446957 | Siruela, June 30, 2003, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Un policía es asesinado en mitad de Mission Street.

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Product Description: The narrator of Police and Thieves, Doojie, is a small-time dealer who lives in a garage behind a laundromat with his two partners in crime. They sell dope of questionable quality at reasonable prices. But when one night Doojie sees a renegade cop shoot an unarmed Mexican, he knows that things are about to change...read more

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9781583224823 | Seven Stories Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The narrator of Police and Thieves, Doojie, is a small-time dealer who lives in a garage behind a laundromat with his two partners in crime.

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Product Description: Amid a background of bank robberies and fatal gunshot wounds, the real drama here is bureaucratic and human. In her response to the adversity all around her, Peter Plate’s Charlene Hassler, a social worker at the huge, anthill-like Department of Social Services complex on San Francisco’s Otis Street, is a literary tour de force...read more

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9781583222584 | 1 edition (Seven Stories Pr, October 1, 2001), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Amid a background of bank robberies and fatal gunshot wounds, the real drama here is bureaucratic and human.
9781888277029 | Incommunicado Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Amid a background of bank robberies and fatal gunshot wounds, the real drama here is bureaucratic and human.

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Product Description: The time is 1996. Our narrator, Coddy, a policeman, is underpaid, sleep-deprived, and overweight. Coddy’s partner, Bellamy, is homeless, living out of their shared squad car, littering the back seat with his dirty underwear and empty cigarette packs...read more

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9781583222591 | Seven Stories Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The time is 1996.
9781884615115 | Incommunicado Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Fiction.

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When the gun used to kill a San Francisco cop is traced back to small-time thief Ricky Durrutti, the suspect must find the real killer before he ends up in a body bag himself. Original.

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9781583220634 | Seven Stories Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: When the gun used to kill a San Francisco cop is traced back to small-time thief Ricky Durrutti, the suspect must find the real killer before he ends up in a body bag himself.

When a small-time San Francisco dope dealer witnesses a cop murder an unarmed Mexican man, his entire life is thrown in turmoil, and soon he is running for his life from the police. Tour. IP.

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9781888363951 | Seven Stories Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The lives of three squatters and small-time dope dealers are irreparably altered after they watch a cop shoot a Mexican immigrant

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Product Description: The time is 1996. Our narrator, Coddy, a policeman, is underpaid, sleep-deprived, and overweight. Coddy’s partner, Bellamy, is homeless, living out of their shared squad car, littering the back seat with his dirty underwear and empty cigarette packs...read more

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9780884615118 | Incommunicado Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The time is 1996.

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