The Wire: Truth Be Told

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When The Wire premiered in 2002, many were surprised that HBO would take on a cop show, one of broadcast television’s favorite genres. But The Wire was no average show. It started with a cops-and-criminals tale set in a Baltimore housing project and spun out from there.

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A sprawling, textured portrait of an American city in decline, The Wire moved from the streets to the docks, and from city hall to the public schools. The ultimate companion to the celebrated show, The Wire: Truth Be Told is a must-have book for all fans, including essays from writers David Simon, George Pelecanos, Laura Lippman, and others; interviews with the show’s creators; captivating behind-the-scenes details on the making of the show; fascinating true stories behind favorite characters; hundreds of photos; overviews of each of the The Wire’s five distinct seasons; and entertaining summaries of all sixty episodes.

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Author Rafael Alvarez
Publisher Grove Press
Page Count 592pp
Publication Size 6 x 9.25
Publication Notes softcover
Publication Date May 1, 2010
ISBN 978-0802144997

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