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God's Pocket Free download õ 109 ê [Download] ➺ God's Pocket By Pete Dexter – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk In this striking debut from the author of the National Book Award winner Paris Trout Pete Dexter chronicles a murder and its conseuences in the fictional blue collar Philadelphia neighborhood of God In this striking debut from the autIn this striking debut from the author of the National Book Award winner Paris Trout Pete Dexter chronicles a murder and its conseuences in the fictional blue collar Philadelphia neighborhood of God’s Pocket   Leon Hubbard makes other men ne. The pacing the language that he commands with such ease wonderful characters who can surprise without beggaring belief Dexter chooses just the right details to sketch the individuals and their surroundings omitting anything surplus You know where you are who you're with no loose ends How is this a first novel The narrative clips along in brief episodes moving the action from construction site to neighborhood bar to racetrack to refrigerated truck Grown men cry in bathtubs Old women shoot interlopers in the nose This is a very funny bookGod's Pocket is not my first Pete Dexter I read Paris Trout The Paperboy and Train I have collected all that I can find and am parcelling them out to myself with an eye to making the pleasure lastI can write no better blurb than the one by Richard Price on the cover my copy of the book God's Pocket sings snarls mugs wisecracks buys you a drink steals your wallet and takes you home to meet the folks

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Rvous talking to himself or anyone who will listen about the things he’s cut with his straight razor So when he crosses the wrong guy on a South Philly construction site and winds up with his head caved in everyone is content to bury the bad. a ground level crime masterpieceFew stories tell the truth of working class wiseguys mobbed up and otherwise as this one with movies like Mean Streets and novels like The Friends of Eddie Coyle being clear antecedents Dexter's writing is undeniably poetic and while it doesn't end as grimly as some similar stories it leaves a rough and undeniable impression

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God's PocketNews with the body Everyone that is except Leon’s mother and a local newspaper columnist hoping the story will resurrect his career Only a mother could love a man like Leon But only an outsider could expect to change anything in God’s Pocke. Young Leon Hubbard gets killed on the job and it leads to a whole series of unfortunate events Using his humor and gritty style Dexter writes some of the best deeply flawed characters in literature and puts them in some of the most serious situations so that his books can't help but be enjoyable reads