WITH MAY’S ARRIVAL the countdown to summer vacation begins. Before you hit the beaches or the mountains, start prepping with some crime fiction.
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With characterizations recalling the best of George Pelecanos, this debut novel by Beverly (American literature, Trinity Univ.; On the Lam: Narratives of Flight in J. Edgar Hoover’s America) follows the coming-of-age story of East, a young Los Angeles gang lookout who is sent on a road trip with three others to kill a witness in Wisconsin.