Dimensions: 304 pages, 9.75 × 6.25 × 1.25 in
Published: May 14, 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316219827
ISBN - 13: 9780316219822
About the Book
To escape the awful life she has descended into, Luz plans carefully. She takes only the clothes on her back, a Colt .45, and all the money in her husband's safe. The corpses in the hallway weren't part of her plan.
From the Publisher
**Winner of the International Association of Crime
Writers'' Dashiell Hammett Award**
A woman goes on the run in this intense and cinematic
thriller by an award-winning writer.
To escape the awful life she has descended into, Luz plans
carefully. She takes only the clothes on her back, a Colt .45, and
all the money in her husband''s safe. The corpses in the hallway
weren''t part of her plan.
Luz needs to find the daughter she left behind years earlier, but
she knows she may die trying. Her husband is
El Principe, a key player in a
high-powered drug cartel, a business he runs with the same violence
he has used to keep Luz his perfect, obedient wife.
With the pace and relentless force of a Scorsese film, ANGEL BABY
is the newest masterpiece from one of the most ambitious and
talented crime novelists at work today.
About the Author
Richard Lange is the author of the story collection Dead
Boys, which received an award from the American Academy of
Arts and Letters, and the novel This Wicked World. He is
the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his fiction has
appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2004 and
2011. He lives in Los Angeles.
"He''s writing about the outcasts and fringe dwellers, and doing so
with grace and beauty...This thriller keeps the tension building
from the opening scene through the heart-wrenching
conclusion...This is a novel full of thrills, grit and often
sadness - a novel that should be at the top of any thriller or
crime fan''s reading list this summer. Lange''s the real deal,
whatever label you choose for him."-The Omaha