Iron City [NOOK Book]

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A disgraced ex-cop returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh after a friend has been murdered, and he's determined to dive into the city's dark underworld to find the killer.

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Overview

A disgraced ex-cop returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh after a friend has been murdered, and he's determined to dive into the city's dark underworld to find the killer.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045178112
  • Publisher: Christopher Meeks
  • Publication date: 4/17/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 374 KB

Meet the Author

David Scott Milton was an early member of Theater Genesis in New York alongside Sam Shepard, Leonard Melfi, and Murray Mednick. His first plays, "The Interrogation Room" and "Halloween Mask," were produced there. Later plays, "Duet" and "Bread," were done at the American Place Theatre. "Duet," starring Ben Gazzara, went on to Broadway. Milton’s play "Skin" won the Neil Simon Playwriting Award.His screenplay, "Born to Win," became Ivan Passer’s first American film and starred George Segal and Karen Black. He has published six novels. "Paradise Road" was cited by the Mark Twain Journal “for significant contribution to American literature.”From 1977 until 2011, he taught playwriting and screenwriting at the University of Southern California. For thirteen years, he taught creative writing at the maximum security prison in Tehachapi, California. A dramatic piece he created about his prison experiences, "Murderers Are My Life," was nominated as best one-man show by the Valley Theater League of Los Angeles.
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  • Posted November 27, 2011

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    Complex And Intriguing

    Devastated by the loss of his daughter, Frank Kalinyak is summoned to his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to attend his high school reunion. Every step he takes reminds him of his loss. Yet he can't let himself forget about the one thing that truly made him happy: his daughter.

    While many are not that concerned with the death of a man he'd once called a friend, there are a select few who feel that there's more to the case than meets the eye. Bobby Mack, the assistant D.A., wants to acquire Frank's services in digging a little deeper into Jack Dahlgren's death. He's convinced that Frank can find what it is that they're not seeing.

    Unable to deny his friend's request, Frank stumbles into a world that leaves him wondering what he's gotten into. As another killing rattles the community, he does his best to unravel the clues that have been subtly left behind and begins to wonder whether it's possible for the killer to come after him, as well. Come what may, he intends to set things straight. To shine the light at the end of the tunnel in hopes of redeeming himself and setting all wrongs to right.

    David has written such a complex and intriguing story that leaves the reader on the edge of his/her seat as they delve deeper into the book in hopes of finding out what happens next. The myriad of characters that we come across as the story progresses adds and enhances the story as we learn about the circumstances that have led Frank to where he is now. I enjoyed the book very much and actually found myself doing some research on Saint Philomena. Truly recommend reading it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2013

    Plodding narrative

    Tired, unimaginative writing -- much talk of hopelessness. Seems to rain all day, everyday in Pittsburgh. Plot interesting, so I finished, barely.

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