Origins of Crime & Justice in James Patterson’s Washington DC

by David Silon

While walking around our nation's capital, I often wondered about its story. When I ask the average American what comes to mind when I mention the word "Washington DC," almost without fail, they think "politics," and not much else. But is this altogether true? Is this town just politics or is it also a community of families like any other metropolitan area in the United States with its own positive and negative sides? Does it have a history like New York or Philadelphia or New Orleans? To be quite honest, it's all of the above.

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