HARD REVOLUTION. 1959 To 1968. a Crime Novel.

Tucson: Dennis McMillan, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. One of 300 numbered copies signed by Pelecanos. The main character of the book is Derek Strange, a black rookie police officer. The story is a prequel to other novels featuring Strange as a private detective. Unlike those stories, which occur in real time, Hard Revolution takes place in 1959 when Strange is a child and in 1968 after he just joins the police force. Beginning in 1959, the novel sets the stage for the moral paths that the main characters take as Pelecanos shows their evolution. Joe Servello dust jacket art. Fine copy / a fine dust jacket with the publisher's slipcase. Item #12771

Price: $125.00

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