Publisher description for Thieves' market / by A.I. Bezzerides ; foreword by Garrett White ; afterword by the author.
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A dark, fast-paced proletarian novel originally published in 1949, Thieves' Market was written out of the author's youthful experiences as a trucker carrying produce to the packing houses of California's Central Valley. Immigrant Nick Garcos, like his father before him, becomes an independent trucker, soon landing in the brutal and crooked underworld of the produce markets of San Francisco, Oakland, Stockton, and Los Angeles.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Truck drivers Fiction, Working class Fiction, California Fiction, Criminals Fiction