RARA-AVIS: Pelecanos

From: Victoria Esposito-Shea ( victoria@esposito-shea.com)
Date: 20 Apr 2000

>What happens in the end of "The Sweet Forever"? Why are Nick Stefanos and
his black friend
>crying, watching the TV from the shop window?

Len Bias, the basketball player who was mentioned throughout the book, died of a drug overdose--cocaine, if I recall correctly. At the time, it was this enormous event, and kicked off what I've seen described as "a summer of drug hysteria".


Victoria Esposito-Shea, J.D. Legal Research and Writing


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