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David Simon's Homicide won the Edgar and Anthony awards and became the basis for the NBC award-winng drama. Simon's second book, The Corner: A Year in the Life of An Inner-City Neighbourhood, co-authored with Edward Burns, was made into an Emmy-winning HBO miniseries. Simon is currently an executive producer and writer for HBO's Peabody Award-winning series THE WIRE. He lives in Baltimore.
A hard hitting account of what it is really like inside the culture of drugs affecting the streets of Balitmore, or rather one corner. This is not uplifting it does not really give hope but it is an honest look at what is really happening on the streets for those trapped inside the awful cycle of drugs and crime.