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The man who came uptown / George Pelecanos.

By: Pelecanos, George P [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Mulholland Books, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company, 2018Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 263 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780316479820; 0316479829.Subject(s): Ex-convicts -- Fiction | Private investigators -- Fiction | Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators | FICTION / Noir | Private investigators -- Fiction | Ex-convicts -- Fiction | Washington (D.C) -- Fiction | Ex-convicts | Private investigators | Washington (D.C.) | Books and reading -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Novels. | Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Fiction. | Novels. | Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears, suddenly released after a private detective manipulated a witness in Michael's trial. Outside, Michael encounters a Washington, D.C. that has changed a lot during his time locked up. Once shady storefronts are now trendy beer gardens and flower shops. But what hasn't changed is the hard choice between the temptation of crime and doing what's right. Trying to balance his new job, his love of reading, and the debt he owes to the man who got him released, Michael struggles to figure out his place in this new world before he loses control.
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Michael Hudson spends the long days in prison devouring books given to him by the prison's librarian, a young woman named Anna who develops a soft spot for her best student. Anna keeps passing Michael books until one day he disappears, suddenly released after a private detective manipulated a witness in Michael's trial. Outside, Michael encounters a Washington, D.C. that has changed a lot during his time locked up. Once shady storefronts are now trendy beer gardens and flower shops. But what hasn't changed is the hard choice between the temptation of crime and doing what's right. Trying to balance his new job, his love of reading, and the debt he owes to the man who got him released, Michael struggles to figure out his place in this new world before he loses control.

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