Book #32281

Shame the Devil - 1st Edition/1st Printing

George P. Pelecanos
Book #32281 Shame the Devil - 1st Edition/1st Printing. George P. Pelecanos.
Shame the Devil - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Boston MA: Little, Brown & Company, 2000.
ISBN: 0316695238

A most attractive first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author George P. Pelecanos directly on the title page.

In Shame the Devil, Pelecanos blends the raw, often brutal, realities of American life with the complex, often mesmerizing tapestry of the African-American experience. Set in the tough, poverty-ridden neighborhoods of Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, the novel tells the story of a family of addicts, gamblers, and hustlers who are struggling to survive in a world that seems determined to keep them down. The patriarch, James, is a self-taught mechanic and sometime thief who is determined to provide for his family, even as his addictions take over his life. His wife, Cora, is a heroin addict who is constantly in danger of losing custody of her children. Their teenage daughter, Darlene, is in the process of becoming a young woman, and she is struggling to find her place in a world that seems to be spinning out of control. And their son, Ray, is a teenager who is caught in; 8vo; 299 pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $27.56

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