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Joey One-Way says that there is only one way he is getting out of prison - in a box. That is, until hot-shot TV and film producer Markie Mann pulls strings to spring Joey after he's served seventeen and a half years in the joint for murdering his wife. On the outside Joey meets Fleur, Markie's wife, and soon he.s heading for trouble. What he doesn't appreciate is that trouble is heading faster for him.
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Classic hard-boiled detective fiction * * The Guardian * * Stylish, dead-pan funny and exhaustingly fashionable, Joel Rose's novel explores the urban intersections of violence, sex, crime and punishment - The pace never drops, and as an exercise in style the novel will win admirers. * * The Times * * a streetwise thriller with its own idiosyncratic voice. * * Scotland on Sunday * * It's very, very good and it's really hard to put down! - It gets into your blood. * * Time Out (New York) * *About the Author:
JOEL ROSE is the author of The Blackest Bird and Kill Kill Faster Faster (Canongate). His first novel, Kill the Poor, spent four months on the Voice Literary Supplement bestseller list. His journalism has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, New York Newsday, and various other publications. He has written for several television shows including Miami Vice and Kojak. He was also an editor at D.C. Comics where he wrote stories for both the Superman and Batman comic strips. Joel Rose has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He lives in New York City.
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