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Book Reviews of Shoedog

Author: George Pelecanos
ISBN-13: 9780446610742
ISBN-10: 0446610747
Publication Date: 9/1/2004
Pages: 304
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 18 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Paperback
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7 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

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Great fast read But I thought it would be about shoes LOL
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One of Pelecanos' early books. I did enjoy it. A must read for the Pelecanos fan.
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Classic hardboiled mystery. Very well done. "Mr. Pelecanos continues to display a sharp eye for detail and a terrific ear for street dialogue."-New York Times
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Constantine was born in D.C., and has been traveling the world ever since--finding everything but a home. Randolph has stayed in this city every day, selling shoes in a downtown store, taking care of ladies who lie about their sizes and sometimes fit him into their beds. Now these two strangers, one white, one black, have come together in a criminal's audacious plan. With five partners in crime and the hit ready to go down, Constantine doesn't understand the treacheries, feuds and fantasies swirling around him--and he's fallen for a woman who only doubles his risk. But Randolph, s self-confessd "shoedog," can smell trouble a mile away. And when the shooting starts, he'll give Constantine a chance to live--or die where he was born...
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first Pelecanos I've read. From the criminals' side....interesting, but a bit too old-fashioned tough guy stuff for me.
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fun read --
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Early Pelecanos.