Author(s): Richard Price
Novelist and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Richard Price's bestselling second novel offers "an unforgettable picture of inner-city decay and despair" ("USA Today")At once an intense mystery and a revealing study of two men, a veteran homicide detective and an innercity crack dealer, on opposite sides of an endless war. "Clockers "is "powerful . . . harrowing . . . remarkable" ("The New York Times Book Review").
Richard Price is the author of seven novels, including "Lush Life, Clockers, Freedomland, "and "Samaritan." He wrote the screenplays for the films" Sea of Love, Ransom, " and "The Color of Money," for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best TV writing as a co-writer for the HBO series "The Wire." Price was also awarded a Literature Award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in New York City.