Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets

Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets

Editorial: Canongate

Páginas: 646

Año: 2009

EAN: 9781847673121

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The scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the cente of this hurricane of crime is the city´s homicide unit, a small brotherhood of men confronted by the darkest of American visions. David Simon was the first reporter ever to gain unlimited access to a homicide unit, and his remarkable book is both a compelling account of casework and an investigation into our culture of violence. The narrative follows Donald Worden, a veteran investigator nearing the end of his career; Harry Edgerton, an iconoclastic black detective in a mostly white unit; and Tom Pellegrini, an earnest rookie who takes on the year´s most difficult case, the brutal rape and murder of an eleven-year-old girl.