Bad Night Is Falling

by Gary Phillips

Bad Night Is Falling

  • ISBN-13: 9781901982558
  • Author(s): Gary Phillips
  • Subject: Crime & mystery|crime & mystery fiction
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: No Exit Press
  • Publication Date: 10-08-1999
  • Format: p/b

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Summer in LA and the heat is building in the Rancho Tajuata Housing Projects. Racial tension and gang violence spiral out of control when three members of a Mexican family, including a little girl, are killed by a firebombing. The pressure is on to solve the case quickly and Ivan Monk is called in to track down the killer, but in doing so he delves back into the tangled history of the Watts riots, revealing layers of corruption and racism. Monk finds himself at odds with the police, and must clear his name before time runs out and a bad night falls on the projects.
About the book

Summer in LA and the heat is building in the Rancho Tajuata Housing Projects. Racial tension and gang violence spiral out of control when three members of a Mexican family, including a little girl, are killed by a firebombing. The pressure is on to solve the case quickly and Ivan Monk is called in to track down the killer, but in doing so he delves back into the tangled history of the Watts riots, revealing layers of corruption and racism. Monk finds himself at odds with the police, and must clear his name before time runs out and a bad night falls on the projects.

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