The Martini Shot and Other Stories, Paperback

The Martini Shot and Other Stories Paperback



From the writer of the HBO series Treme and The Wire comes a brand new collection of short stories What really goes on beneath the surface of a city? There's the slum kid whose basketball skills earn him loyal friends and bitter rivals.

The police informant grappling with his own sick conscience. A helpless young drug dealer watches as violence seeps into the lives of those who he cares about. And a writer on a TV cop show who finds drama and reality are colliding much too close to home.

Corruption, revenge, honour, sacrifice and the fight to survive. Dark, fast-paced and crackling with energy, these stories expose the violence and darkness on the streets of any city.

Gritty and hard-hitting, THE MARTINI SHOT is Pelecanos at his very best.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781409151357



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