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The Wolves of Fairmount Park (Hardcover)

Author: Tafoya, Dennis

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In The Wolves of Fairmount Park, Dennis Tafoya?s lyrical, intense, sometimes tragic and sometimes hopeful second novel, the details of a drive-by shooting of two teenagers in a rough Philadelphia neighborhood are filled in from four perspectives: Brendan Donovan, a cop and the father of the boy shot and left comatose; George Parkman Sr., another father, this one of the boy who was killed; Danny Martinez, a cop whose job it is to investigate the killing; and Orlando Donovan, the junkie uncle of the cop?s kid, who happens to live nearby.

No one knows what the two boys were doing in front of a dope house on Roxborough Avenue in the middle of the night, what business they might have had with gangs like Green Lane or the Tres Nortes. Even though they had a thousand dollars with them, they were good boys. Everyone says, ?They were good boys.?

Through the fast-paced interweaving of these four distinct voices, Dennis Tafoya, author of the acclaimed Dope Thief, tells the moving story of two kids in the wrong place at the wrong time, and the lengths that the people around them will go to find the truth.

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Publisher Minotaur Books
Mfg Part# 9780312531164
SKU 214101143
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0312531168
Release Date 6/22/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0336
Publisher Minotaur Books

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