By David Simon
From the author of HBO's The Wire, the vintage publication approximately murder research that turned the root for the hit tv show
The scene is Baltimore. two times each 3 days one other citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to dying. on the heart of this typhoon of crime is the city's murder unit, a small brotherhood of tough males who struggle for no matter what justice is feasible in a perilous global.
David Simon was once the 1st reporter ever to achieve limitless entry to a murder unit, and this electrifying ebook tells the genuine tale of a yr at the violent streets of an American urban. The narrative follows Donald Worden, a veteran investigator; Harry Edgerton, a black detective in a typically white unit; and Tom Pellegrini, an earnest rookie who takes at the year's such a lot tricky case, the brutal rape and homicide of an eleven-year-old woman.
Originally released fifteen years in the past, Homicide grew to become the root for the acclaimed tv express of an analogous identify. This new edition―which encompasses a new advent, an afterword, and photographs―revives this vintage, riveting story concerning the males who paintings at the darkish facet of the yank experience.