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5 edition of Snitch Jacket found in the catalog.

Snitch Jacket

by Len Bracken

  • 397 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction : Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10709529M
    ISBN 100595375553
    ISBN 109780595375554

    In the Book Snitch by Allison Van Diepen it was so interesting, since that i don't like to read book at all, but with this book i enjoyed it a lot. Possibly because the story is about how you judge people by their appereance. Juliet, the main character, is a such great author and .   Julia swore she&#;d never join a gang&#;but for Eric, she&#;ll risk everything. Now in trade paperback with a new cover, a gritty novel from the author of Street are clearly marked at South Bay High School. It&#;s mixed territory for the Crips /5(51).

    Snitch Jacket Reviews The Pataphysics of Politics, Para and Otherwise. A snitch jacket is a term for a technique used by the intelligence community to discredit a person (or at times groups) by portraying them as an informant. Len Bracken’s novel Snitch Jacket tells the story of Alex, a young radical potentially unfairly portrayed as a snitch. Throughout this piece paradox is played with in. The information about Snitch shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the .

    Snitch by Allison van Diepen - Julia swore she’d never join a gang—but for Eric, she’ll risk everything. Now in trade paperback with a new cover, a gritty novel Book Edition: Reissue. The book is easy to read, full of atmosphere and action, with a swift plot and a ferocity that will draw in reluctant readers." VOYA. BEHIND THE BOOK. I learned a lot about gangs while researching Snitch. I even had a student warn: "You should stop asking so many questions." But I didn't. And I still haven't.


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SNITCH JACKET is Christopher Goffard's first Novel. It's a very addicting read about a Snitch named Benny Bunt in California who meets an old Vietnam Vet who goes by the name Gus "Mad Dog" Miller.

They become friends after Gus moves into /5(12). With Snitch Jacket, author Christopher Goffard gives us a book that, in this readers opinion, ranks among the best in unconventional crime fiction replete with a couple unusual characters in the persons of Benny Bunt the consumate anti-hero, and Gus "Mad Snitch Jacket book Miller Snitch Jacket book Vietnam Vet with more war/5.

SNITCH JACKET is Christopher Goffard's first Novel. It's a very addicting read about a Snitch named Benny Bunt in California who meets an old Vietnam Vet who goes by the name Gus "Mad Dog" Miller.

They become friends after Gus moves into the local Bar, The Greasy Tuesday, that Benny frequents/5(13). Snitch Jacket is his fourth novel. "Bracken's first love is fiction, and there lies the rub. His novels are weird-some would say, intensely weird.

Take the opening scene from his latest, Snitch Jacket. An anarchist activist makes passionate love to a glamorous TV /5(2).

Snitch Jacket Christopher Goffard, Author Buy this book In Goffard's impressive debut, a darkly comic romp through the Southern California underworld, Benny Bunt, a year-old dishwasher.

Very Good: Book that has clearly been read, usually from creases in the spine (paperback) or crispness is gone (hardcover).

May have minor edge wear to dust jacket or covers. See details - Snitch Jacket by Christopher Goffard (, Hardcover) Mystery Thriller Novel.

With Snitch Jacket, author Christopher Goffard gives us a book that, in this readers opinion, ranks among the best in unconventional crime fiction replete with a couple unusual characters in the persons of Benny Bunt the consumate anti-hero, and Gus "Mad Dog" Miller - Vietnam Vet with more war stories than General Patton/5.

His first book, a literary crime novel called Snitch Jacket, was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel, and prompted the Guardian to say he "writes like an angel and plots like. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Snitch Jacket at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

SNITCH JACKET is Christopher Goffard's first Novel. It's a very addicting read about a Snitch named Benny Bunt in California who meets an old Vietnam Vet who goes by the name Gus "Mad Dog" Miller.

They become friends after Gus moves into the local Bar, The Greasy Tuesday, that Benny frequents/5(10). A predictable assortment of lowlifes inhabits the book. The narrator is Benny Bunt, the “snitch” of the title, a denizen of the Greasy Tuesday, a dive housing a collection of other lowlifes.

Benny is a fount of arcane and useless information, mainly owing to his having memorized all the cards from Trivial Pursuit (which edition is uncertain).Author: Christopher Goffard. Snitch Jacket is a perfect example of what I have experienced too many times: A great start, in fact a great first-half of a book, that ends up fading fast and losing me completely.

I can't even imagine how hard it is to write a good novel from beginning to end, but the problem of ending a book seems to be one that plagues many, many authors/5(9).

Reputation for being an informant. It is used both in police jargon and street slang. It is NOT an actual jacket (as in a garment), or being beaten up (though it may result in being beaten up.) Jacket comes from the "file jackets" that were used by the police prior to computerization of records.

The phrase has part of its origins in the police interrogation tactic of threatening criminals who. Get this from a library. Snitch Jacket. [Christopher Goffard] -- Benny Bunt is a forty-one-year-old dishwasher living in Southern California who makes money on the side as a police informer, but soon after he befriends a notorious Vietnam veteran named Gus, a.

Author Len Bracken reads the opening passage of his Washington, D.C., novel Snitch Jacket (originally published in ; revised in ). The video features the in. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Benny Bunt is an ex-speed freak, a helplessly dominated husband, a misfit on the sun-bleached, fog-drenched streets of Southern California, and a barfly who makes pocket money snitching on his friends.

"Snitch Jacket is a wonder of sentences that sing," Weinman writes, adding that "the story is artfully told, with shifts between action and first-person narration that are almost seamless." Her bottom line: "we can't help looking forward to what comes next from this talented writer's mind and pen.".

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His first book, a literary crime novel called Snitch Jacket, was published by Random House in the United Kingdom and by Rookery Press in the United States. It was a finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel inhas been translated into Italian, French and Norwegian, and is being developed as a film.

Snitch Jacket 1 edition by Christopher Goffard. Published September 6, by Overlook/Rookery. Written in EnglishPages:. This book is titled Snitch by Allison van Diepen, published in November, This book revolves around the main character Julia.

She goes to a school where gangs are everywhere and almost everyone is apart of one, except for her. I really liked this book because it kept me engaged and wanting to read more to find out what happens next/5.

Provided to YouTube by Redeye Worldwide Snitch Jacket Two Inch Astronaut Can You Please Not Help ℗ Exploding In Sound Records Released on: Artist: Two Inch Astronaut Auto-generated. Snitch Jacket is its own thing and there is most definitely something to be said for that.

I hope Goffard continues to do crime and I hope he returns to the world of the Greasy Tuesday. Shit, I hope his next book elaborates on one of the billions of ideas he fucking drops throughout Snitch Jacket.