Re: RARA-AVIS: DC nonfiction: one example: Pruett

From: M Blumenthal (
Date: 10 Dec 2001

Todd Mason

> Rather dated now, widely praised when released in '94, is DREAM CITY:
> POWER, AND THE DECLINE OF DC, by Tom Sherwood and Harry Jaffe, published
> Simon & Schuster.
> I haven't read it yet, and haven't seen the notes to THE SWEET FOREVER,

In the acknowledgement Pelecanos credits it as is an "extraordinary account of the rise and fall of Home Rule in Washington D. C. as a major source of factual material in the writing of this novel." Mark

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