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Drug Chronicles (Complete Set)

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For a limited time, purchase all four Akashic Drug Chronicles titles (Marijuana, Heroin, Speed, and Cocaine) for only $30!

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To celebrate the publication of The Marijuana Chronicles in July, we’re pleased to offer a set of all four Drug Chronicles titles (Marijuana, Heroin, Speed, and Cocaine) for only $30, plus shipping, while supplies last!

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Book Details

  • Paperback
  • Published: 6/25/13
  • IBSN: CHEAPDRUGS

Authors

JONATHAN SANTLOFER is the author of five best-selling novels, The Death Artist, Color Blind, The Killing Art, Anatomy of Fear, and The Murder Notebook. He is the recipient of a Nero Wolfe Award, two National Endowment for the Arts grants, and has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome, the Vermont Studio Center, and serves on the board of Yaddo, the oldest arts community in the US. He is coeditor, contributor, and illustrator of the anthologies The Dark End of the Street and LA Noire: The Collected Stories. His short stories have appeared in several anthologies and magazines including The Rich & the Dead, New Jersey Noir, and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. Also a well-known artist, Santlofer’s artwork is in such collections as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Newark Museum, Norton Simon Museum, and Tokyo’s Institute of Contemporary Art. He is the editor of The Marijuana Chronicles and is currently completing a new novel. A native New Yorker, Santlofer lives and works in Manhattan. Visit his website here.

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JERRY STAHL is the author of six books, including the memoir Permanent Midnight (made into a movie with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson) and the novels I, Fatty and Pain Killers. Formerly the culture columnist for Details, Stahl’s fiction and journalism have appeared in Esquire, the New York Times, and the Believer, among other places. He has worked extensively in film and television and, most recently, wrote Hemingway & Gellhorn, starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, for HBO. He is the editor of The Heroin Chronicles.

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JOSEPH MATTSON is the editor of The Speed Chronicles and the author of the story collection Eat Hell and the novel Empty the Sun (A Barnacle Book), which was a finalist for the 2010 SCIBA Fiction Award. He lives in Los Angeles.

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GARY PHILLIPS is the author of many novels, the editor of Orange County Noir, and the coeditor of the jaw-grinding story collection The Cocaine Chronicles. He has contributed stories to Dublin Noir, Los Angeles Noir, Phoenix Noir, and The Heroin Chronicles. His critically-acclaimed work includes the World War II novel Freedom’s Fight and the crime graphic novel Cowboys. He is the author of several crime-fiction novels, including Bangers, and lives in Los Angeles.

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JERVEY TERVALON is the author of All the Trouble You Need, Understand This (winner of the 1994 New Voices Award from the Quality Paperback Book Club), and the acclaimed Los Angeles Times best-seller Dead Above Ground. He is the coeditor of The Cocaine Chronicles. In 2001, he received the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles National Literacy Award for Excellence in Multicultural Literature. He is also an award-winning poet, screenwriter, and dramatist. Currently, he’s the writer-in-residence at Pitzer College and is a California Arts Council Fellow. Jervey was born in New Orleans, raised in Los Angeles, and now lives in Altadena, California with his wife and two daughters.

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