Nick's Trip

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Nick's Trip

By George Pelecanos

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316079600, 295pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2011

Description

Nick Stefanos has given up his job in sales to tend bar at the Spot, where drinks and women are both a bit too easily available, and the routine is starting to feel as dead-end as his last gig. But things are about to change. First, his high-school friend Billy Goodrich asks him to find his wife April, who he says left him for small-time crime boss Joey DiGeordano. In fact, April has taken off with hog farmer/bondage freak Tommy Crane and, it turns out, with $200,000 of DiGeordano family money. There are powerful enemies on her trail -- and now on Nick's trail, too.



About the Author
George Pelecanos is the author of several highly praised and bestselling novels, including "The Cut," "What It Was," "The Way Home," "The Turnaround," and "The Night Gardener." He is also an independent-film producer, an essayist, and the recipient of numerous international writing awards. He was a producer and Emmy-nominated writer for "The Wire" and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series "Treme." He lives in Maryland.