- Author : Don Carpenter
- Publisher : New York Review of Books
- Release : 23 June 2010
- ISBN : 9781590173909
- Page : 336 pages
- Rating : 3.5/5 from 10 voters
Get a book entitled Hard Rain Falling, was written by Don Carpenter and published by New York Review of Books. This book was released on 23 June 2010 with total pages 336. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Don Carpenter’s Hard Rain Falling is a tough-as-nails account of being down and out, but never down for good—a Dostoyevskian tale of crime, punishment, and the pursuit of an ever-elusive redemption. The novel follows the adventures of Jack Levitt, an orphaned teenager living off his wits in the fleabag hotels and seedy pool halls of Portland, Oregon. Jack befriends Billy Lancing, a young black runaway and pool hustler extraordinaire. A heist gone wrong gets Jack sent to reform school, from which he emerges embittered by abuse and solitary conﬁnement. In the meantime Billy has joined the middle class—married, fathered a son, acquired a business and a mistress. But neither Jack nor Billy can escape their troubled pasts, and they will meet again in San Quentin before their strange double drama comes to a violent and revelatory end.