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The Cocaine Chronicles
by Gary Phillips and Jervey Tervalon

    Publication Date: Nov 29, 2011
    List Price: $15.95
    Format: Paperback, 288 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781617750298
    Imprint: Akashic Books
    Publisher: Akashic Books
    Parent Company: Akashic Books

    Paperback Description:

    "The best stories in The Cocaine Chronicles … are equal to the best fiction being written today."
    —New York Journal of Books

    "While The Cocaine Chronicles is a hard, honest, uncompromising read and might not be for the faint of heart, the stories it tells all have to do with a drug that’s been around for a while and is not going anywhere. Also, some stories offer a bit of hope, which shine through as invitations to never give up."
    —Austin Post

    "The perfect stocking stuffer for your uncle in AA."
    —New York Observer

    "The Cocaine Chronicles is a pure, jangled hit of urban, gritty, and raw noir. Caution: these stories are addicting."
    —Harlan Coben, award-winning author of Just One Look

    "Every story is A+. All contributors are top notch… . Should be required reading for writers who want to master the craft of the short story."
    —Cherry Bleeds

    Original stories by Susan Straight, Lee Child, Laura Lippman, Ken Bruen, Jerry Stahl, Nina Revoyr, Bill Moody, Donnell Alexander, Deborah Vankin, Robert Ward, Manuel Ramos, and others.

    Gary Phillips writes for several mediums from novels to screenplays to comic books, and lives in Los Angeles, California.

    Jervey Tervalon is the author of All the Trouble You Need, Understand This, and the Los Angeles Times bestseller Dead Above Ground. He lives in Altadena, California.

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