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by Richard Price
Author: Richard Price
Publisher: Broadway Books; 1st edition (May 11, 1998)
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In 1998, Richard Price returned to the gritty urban landscape of his national bestseller Clockers to produce Freedomland.
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PRAISE FOR FREEDOMLAND CHILLIN. e have come to expect many rewards from Price’s work, yet none of his previous novels have quite prepared us for the force of sympathy he is able to generate. Praise for. Freedomland.
After reading Freedomland, Richard Price quickly became my guilty pleasure. I have since listened to the audio version of "Lush Life" (great audio, fantastic text), and read "Clockers. There are one or two more sitting on my bookshelf. Yes it's a cops novel, but the questions is not whodunnit, it's something deeper and better. Here, there are real racial tension issues and questions of the role of a reporter, a cop, and a mother, in figuring out what happened to a kid.
Price graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1967 and obtained a BA from Cornell Universi Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Also writes under the pen name Harry Brandt. A self-described "middle class Jewish kid," Price grew up in a housing project in the northeast Bronx. Today, he lives in New York City with his family. Price graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1967 and obtained a BA from Cornell University and an MFA from Columbia.
In 1998, Richard Price returned to the gritty urban landscape of his national bestseller Clockers to produce Freedomland, a searing and unforgettable novel about a hijacked car, a missing child, and an embattled neighborhood polarized by racism, distrust, and accusation.
In Freedomland, Richard Price returns to the gritty terrain he first explored in Clockers
The celebrated author of Clockers delivers his most compelling and accomplished novel to date. A white woman, her hands gashed and bloody, stumbles into an inner-city emergency room and announces that she has just been carjacked by a black man. But then comes the horrifying twist: Her young son was asleep in the back seat, and he has now disappeared into the night.
Freedomland is a mystery novel by Richard Price. A woman staggers into a local hospital, too dazed to speak. As the doctors and police try to puzzle out her injuries, her story comes out. She was thrown to the ground and her car was stolen.
In Freedomland, Richard Price returns to the gritty terrain he first explored in Clockers. This time, the fictional (but all too convincing) urban eyesore of Dempsy, New Jersey, is convulsed by a high-profile carjacking. Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle AwardVeteran homicide detective Rocco Klein's passion for the job gave way long ago. His beat is a rough New Jersey neighborhood where the drug murders blur together.
Authors : Price, Richard. Product Category : Books. List Price (MSRP) : 1. 9. Publication Date : 2006-06-05. Freedomland by Richard Price (Paperback, 2006). Brand new: lowest price.