Third and Indiana: A Novel by Steve Lopez, Penguin USA Paper |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®Oct 01, ISBN In the Philadelphia neighborhood known as the Badlands, drug gangs rule absolutely. Each time a life is lost in the carnage of the local drug wars, a boldly drawn chalk outline of a body appears on the street leading up to City hall: a teenaged dealer, a priest, a little girl with a jump rope. Ofelia Santoro rides her bicycle through the dark, decaying streets, looking for her fourteen-year-old-son, Gabriel. Gabriel has fallen in with the most savage of the drug dealers, but now wants to get out—if he can.
Third and Indiana: A Novel
Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Lopez captures the gritty urban landscape to perfection and humanizes even his most despicable characters. Gabriel is 14 years old and has run away from home. Brutally accurate depiction of inner city life in Philadelphia and the various cultures that live or exist within its boundaries. Steve Lopez is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times. He has been an editor-at-large for Time magazine and has also written for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He lives in Los Angeles. Third and Indiana : A Novel.
Third and Indiana is a novel written by Steve Lopez. It is about the experiences of several people connected to year-old Gabriel Santoro, while living in the dangerous gang-controlled streets of the Badlands section of Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , United States. The novel gave notoriety to Third Street and Indiana Avenue, a real-life intersection in the Fairhill area known for the prevalence of drug dealers. Steve Lopez arrived in Philadelphia in the mids. Lopez said that he began considering writing a novel because "what I saw in the neighborhood that I found so shocking and so unlike what I had seen in my years of reporting in other cities. There were just so many compelling images that I would walk away with every time I went into the neighborhood.
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