Nineteen Seventy-fourBook - 2009
The first installment of David Peace's electrifying Red Riding Quartet vividly brings to life a gritty, dangerous working class city tormented by a series of brutal murders. Nineteen Seventy-Four follows Eddie Dunford, the newly minted crime correspondent for the Yorkshire Post . His first story is about Clare Kemplay, a young girl recently found brutally murdered. While the police department and other crime reporters at the newspaper believe it's an isolated incident, Eddie finds a pattern between Clare's disappearance and those of other girls from a few years earlier. Despite his better judgment, and against the advice of others, he starts to dig deep. What he finds is a nightmare of corruption, violence, blackmail, and obsession that ultimately leads to a shocking, explosive conclusion.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2009.
Edition: 1st Vintage CrimeBlack Lizard ed.
Branch Call Number: [MYST] FIC/PEACE
Characteristics: 295 p. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: 1974
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