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Clockers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    Good book, but ...

    Wonderful book but numerous errors in this digital edition. For $13 you'd expect better.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Clockers by Richard Price a Remarkable Novel

    As he did in Lush Life, Richard Price creates an environment that teems with anger, frustration, love, fidelity, and overall a desire to understand how to survive. His characters are complex, flawed, and often surprising. In Clockers we are immersed in the seamy and deadly world of drug dealers in Dempsey, NJ. I felt like I could see, smell, taste the many locales. Most stunning is the rhythm of his dialogue and the feeling of eavesdropping on a conversation, not just reading about it. I recommend this book to everyone.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    Do NOT.

    Avid reader of many years with varied interests, have purchased over a hundred books for my nook over the last year, this is the only book I absolutely could not finish. Maybe you're supposed to somehow identify with or pity this "young black hoodlum" in the story and his cohorts, I was just disgusted. They're all drug dealers and/or users, and the lead acts like he wants out of the life but doesn't know how, or maybe he wants to take the trade over for himself? I'll never know thankfully. P.S. Best brush up on some ebonics prior to engaging.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2011

    Great Book- Bad Transfer

    First off, just for the book alone I would give this five stars. This has been one of my favorite novels ever since I first read it in 1995, and I was excited for the chance to reread it on my Nook. The only problem, the transfer to ebook is very, very sloppy and the book is riddled with errors and typos. Not a knock on the story or author, but if you want to read it, either get the print verision or wait for a cleaner version to come out.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 16, 2010

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    Clockers

    I just finished this novel and I think that it is one of the greatest crime novels that I have ever read. This novel is actually more than a crime novel, while it has it's fair share of twists and turns, Clockers is an excellent character study of both a Homicide detective and a drug-dealer in North Jersey. I don't want to give away any of the plot, because you should just find out yourself and be instantly rewarded. Also, if you are a fan of the Wire, the greatest television show ever, you will enjoy this novel because not only is Richard Price a writer for the show, but many parts of the novel feel as if you are watching the Wire.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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