• Title: Mac Detective Series 04: The Mean Streets
  • Author: Thomas B. Dewey
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Mac Detective Series The Mean Streets Thomas B Dewey is one of detective fiction s severely underrated writers Bill Pronzini Gripping realistic and compelling Chicago Sunday TribuneIt started with murder and ended with murder Along the
    Thomas B Dewey is one of detective fiction s severely underrated writers Bill Pronzini Gripping, realistic, and compelling Chicago Sunday TribuneIt started with murder and ended with murder Along the way there were muggings and dope and stolen cars and other assorted violences that might have been committed by juveniles But this wasn t kid stuff It became ap Thomas B Dewey is one of detective fiction s severely underrated writers Bill Pronzini Gripping, realistic, and compelling Chicago Sunday TribuneIt started with murder and ended with murder Along the way there were muggings and dope and stolen cars and other assorted violences that might have been committed by juveniles But this wasn t kid stuff It became apparent that someone very ruthless was behind it all That s when they decided to hire Mac Mac has been called one of the most believable and humane PI s in crime fiction He is reluctant to use either his gun or his fists, but will do so when the situation demands it, or in self defense he doesn t merely solve his clients cases, but provides moral support and sympathy as well and perhaps most notable of all, Mac feels, and is not afraid to show it pain, loss, sorrow, loneliness thrillingdetective

    One Reply to “Mac Detective Series 04: The Mean Streets”

    1. This probably wasn't originally a Mac detective book. It simply has a whole different feel to it. Nevertheless, it is a good, solid read. The focus in this book is on the juvenile delinquency problem in the fifties and the reefer parties. Mac goes undercover as a high school coach in a mean neighborhood and has to get to the bottom line of a crime ring. It has a real fifties-era feel to it and great characters like the silver-haired duchess. Other characters feel like cariactures of fifties toug [...]

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