George P Pelecanos. George Pelecanos lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and children. He also manages Circle Films, an independent production company responsible for such films as the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing.
The initial novels of Pelecanos were written in first person and were narrated through Nick Stefanos’ voice. He described Nick as a Greek resident of D.C., who works as a part time private investigator. Following the success of his first 4 books, author Pelecanos decided to change his narration style.
Equally influenced by punk music, the highly stylized action films of the 1960’s and 1970’s, and writers of noir fiction, George P. Pelecanos has lifted the hard-boiled genre to new heights.
Drama City is a throwback to George Pelecanos DC Quartet. While it's a crime book, it's also a story of life in Washington, DC. In this case, it's the story of a black man trying not to fall back into a life of dealin Lorenzo Brown, dog catcher and ex-con, struggles to keep from falling back into his old ways, while his parole officer, Rachel Lopez, has some problems of her own.
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George Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. He worked as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, and woman’s shoe salesman before publishing his first novel in 1992. Pelecanos is the author of twenty-one books set in and around Washington, D.C.
Pelecanos (The Martini Shot, 2015, etc.) follows the trails of three nominally free agents drawn together by the matrix of the D.C. jail.Michael Hudson has been arrested and is awaiting trial for robbery. Phil Ornazian is an investigator who works for Matthew Mirapaul, his old friend and Michael’s lawyer.
The second in a series featuring a new investigator represents an update for the veteran mystery novelist. Pelecanos (The Cut, 2011 etc.) has long rotated protagonists rather than settling on a signature hero.His latest is Spero Lucas, who differs from his predecessors in terms of generation, experience and bloodline.