The Dead Their Eyes Implore Us by George Pelecanos
by Barb Goffman
From D.C. Noir 2: The Classics (Akashic Books, 2008), originally published in Measures of Poison, Dennis McMillan Publications, 2002).
While a young Greek immigrant looks for ways to get an honest leg up in 1933, he won’t stop from doing what he thinks is right, no matter the consequences.