The Resource Hell to pay, George P. Pelecanos

Hell to pay, George P. Pelecanos

Label
Hell to pay
Title
Hell to pay
Statement of responsibility
George P. Pelecanos
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in darkest, downtown Washington, Hell to Pay begins with Quinn and Strange dealing with the usual detritus of the world's most violent city - a bent cop and a missing teenage-girl-turned-hooker - but then a senseless death on a sunny afternoon shakes even Derek Strange's existence. A victim shot down by bullets meant for another; a tragic accident that strikes just too close to home. Strange's grief is all-consuming and he swears to track down and destroy the killers - ghetto style. But as he throws himself deeper and deeper into the hunt, he has to ask questions of himself and his world that he would rather not
Member of
Summary
P.I.'s Derek Strange and Terry Quinn are hired to find a 14-year-old girl from the suburbs who has run away from home and is now working as a prostitute in Washington, D.C
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Mysteries, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065384
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelecanos, George P
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Derek Strange and Terry Quinn mysteries
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Strange, Derek (Fictitious character)
  • Quinn, Terry (Fictitious character)
  • Teenage prostitution
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Hell to pay, George P. Pelecanos
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780752848624
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780752848624
Label
Hell to pay, George P. Pelecanos
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780752848624
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780752848624

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