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Hard revolution: a novel

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HARD REVOLUTION is a rich, dramatic, totally engrossing story of two brothers-one a rookie police officer, one a recently returned Vietnam veteran-caught up in the chaos that engulfed D.C. in 1968, when riots followed the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Derek Strange is his family's straight arrow, but his older brother Dennis has always had a harder time.Home from the war and in several varieties of trouble, Dennis is in danger of making one bad decision too many.While Derek tries to be there for Dennis, no amount of brotherly love can save Dennis from Alvin Jones, a local drug dealer who draws him into his web. An apocalyptic gun battle and an impossible decision collide in the electrifying climax of the most powerful book yet from George Pelecanos, a novelist who 'writes with intelligence and complexity, as well as with a sober recognition of the evil at large in the world.' (Washington Post)
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display_description In this epic showdown from "one of the best crime novelists alive" (Dennis Lehane), police officer Derek Strange hunts his brother's killer through a city erupting with rage.
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publishDate 2004
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series Derek Strange and Terry Quinn
series_with_volume Derek Strange and Terry Quinn
subject_facet African American detectives -- Fiction, Brothers -- Death -- Fiction, Crime -- Fiction, Drug traffic -- Fiction, Private investigators -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction, Strange, Derek (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
title_display Hard revolution : a novel
title_full Hard Revolution Derek Strange and Terry Quinn Series, Book 4, Hard revolution : a novel / George Pelecanos
title_short Hard revolution :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American detectives, Brothers, Crime, Death, Drug traffic, Fiction, Mystery, Private investigators, Strange, Derek (Fictitious character), Veterans, Vietnam War, 1961-1975