by Lawrence Block
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Despite his feelings about drug dealers, excopturnedprivate detective Matthew Scudder pursues the people who kidnapped and killed the wife of Brooklyn heroin wholesaler Kenan Khoury. Reprint.
The Empire State Building shines while Greenwich Village remains dark during the 1977 New York City blackout.
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August 7, 2014 Lawrence Block published the first book of his Matthew Scudder mystery series in 1976. He says when it came to crime fiction inspiration, "the city never failed me. It always provided something."
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