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The Underbelly (Paperback)
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Description


The explosion of wealth and development in downtown LA is both wondrous and grotesque. Regardless of how big and shiny the buildings are, wealth and development is the product of many who have overlooked and pushed out. This is the context for Phillips' novella 'The Underbelly'.

About the Author


Gary Phillips is the author of "Bangers," "The Jook," and "Violent Spring." He is a former union representative and south central Los Angeles community organizer. He lives in Los Angeles.""

Praise For…


"Firmly rooted in the hard-boiled tradition."  Publishers Weekly 

"Honesty, distinctive characters, absurdity, and good writing . . . are here in Phillips’s work."  Washington Post

"Magrady's adventures, with a distinctive noir feeling and appreciation for comic books, started as a serialized mystery. An interview with Phillips enhances the package, offering a compelling perspective on race and class issues in South Central L.A."  Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604862065
ISBN-10: 1604862068
Publisher: PM Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2010
Pages: 154
Language: English
Series: PM Press Outspoken Authors