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Rage Begets Murder Marshall Stein

Rage Begets Murder

Marshall Stein

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ISBN : 9780615770093
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244 pages
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Marshall Stein has pulled off an authors tour-de-force in his debut novel. Set in and around Philadelphia, the city native son David Goodis turned into a jungle of noir, RAGE BEGETS MURDER follows the strangely intertwined destinies of twoMoreMarshall Stein has pulled off an authors tour-de-force in his debut novel. Set in and around Philadelphia, the city native son David Goodis turned into a jungle of noir, RAGE BEGETS MURDER follows the strangely intertwined destinies of two extended families-one Jewish, the other Italian-during the early years of dance-party television. Race relations clash with under-aged girls searching for any career path leading them out of their stifling neighborhoods and suffocating parents. The dialogue is crisp, clear, and dead-on for the period, making RAGE BEGETS MURDER a strong contender in the Best First-Novel sweepstakes.Jeremiah Healy, author of RIGHT TO DIE and SHALLOW GRAVESNaomi was all too aware of Varsity Dance, the 1950s TV dance show that was a gold mine for everyone. Her father owned part of it- her husband David was the lawyer for the show, and her husbands cousin, Eddie Greene, was the host. She also knew its dark side: Morris Chumsky, the gangster businessman- Sophia, who danced on the show and bewitched Eddie, and Sophias uncle, who was head of the Vice Squad and wanted Eddie dead.It was just a matter of time until there were murders, investigations, and great personal loss for Naomi.Enter the world of Rage Begets Murder where business, politics and crime intersect.