The Underbelly (Outspoken Authors)

The Underbelly (Outspoken Authors)

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Providing insight on homelessness, political corruption, and the potential effects of gentrification, this urban noir tells the tough story of Magrady, a semi-homeless Vietnam veteran in Los Angeles. As he searches for a friend who has gone missing from Skid Row and who may be involved in a dangerous scheme, Magrady must deal with take-no-prisoners community organizers, an unflinching cop from his past, frequent flashbacks of war, an elderly sexpot, the drug culture, and the perils of chili cheese fries at midnight. A rollicking interview with the author wherein he discusses ghetto literature, politics, noir and the proletariat, and the unknown future of books, is also included.

Product Details

  • Author: Gary Phillips
  • Publication Date: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: PM Press
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: PM Press
  • Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
  • Brand: Brand: PM Press
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 500L x 40W x 750H
    • Weight: 35
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 730L x 490W x 40H
    • Weight: 30
  • List Price: $14.00
  • ISBN: 1604862068
  • ASIN: 1604862068

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