'Richard Price is the finest writer about contemporary urban America on the planet' Daily Mail 'Price gives us all the raw details of the street' Time Out 'A deeply moving account of confused and spiritually underprivileged youth' William Burroughs 'I haven't read a better fictional account of the dark side of the American Dream in years' John Fowles --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Richard Price spent four years with dealers and cops on the streets of urban America researching the raw material for Clockers. His first novel, The Wanderers, was a literary sensation when it was published in 1974. Price has become one of Hollywood's most successful screenwriters. Clockers was made into a film directed by Spike Lee and starring Harvey Keitel and John Turturro. Richard Price's most recent novel is Samaritan. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
In 1962 teenagers living in the projects of New York City had very different lives than those shown on TV sitcoms of the time. Read morePublished 3 days ago by william meyers
i adore this book! i first read it in college some years back and recently re-introduced myself to it and i fell in love with it all over again! Read morePublished 7 days ago by goldbikini4u
Back in the mid 90s, I had the pleasure of meeting Hubert Selby Jr, one of the greatest american writers that has ever lived. Read morePublished 1 month ago by tricia
I first read this book when I was a teenager, well before the inferior movie treatment starring Ken Wahl (the actors were fine, but the movie was a bloodless bowdlerization). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eric L. Peters
His first novel-the one that put him on the map. An excellent read that captures the feel of what it was like growing up in the Bronx at that time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The K Man