Peter Plate. Police and Thieves (1999) 198 pp.
Publisher’s description: “The narrator, Doojie, is a small-time dealer
who lives in a garage behind a Laundromat with his two partners in crime.
They sell dope of questionable quality at reasonable prices. But when one
night Doojie sees a renegade cop shoot an unarmed Mexican, he knows that
things are about to change. Soon he and his buddies are running for their
lives.” The third novel in the author’s Mission Quartet.