Peter Plate taught himself to write fiction during eight years spent living in abandoned buildings. He is the author of six previous novels, including Black Wheel of Anger, Darkness Throws Down and the critically acclaimed, Police and Thieves. He lives in San Francisco.
"Through vivid detailing of both his characters and the city of San
Francisco, Plate brings conflict to life with skillful precision
and undeniable poignancy." -Rain Taxi
"I found a certain sweetness to the telling of Peter Plate's walk on the San Francisco wild side." -Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered