Peter Plate



Named a Literary Laureate of San Francisco in 2004, PETER PLATE taught himself to write fiction during eight years spent squatting in abandoned buildings. He is the author of many novels, beginning with Black Wheel of Anger (1990) and continuing through his seven neo-noir "psychic histories" of San Francisco, where he still lives and writes today.

Average rating: 3.28 · 193 ratings · 30 reviews · 17 distinct works
Fogtown: A Novel

3.29 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Police and Thieves: A Novel

3.71 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Snitch Factory: A Novel

3.28 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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One Foot Off the Gutter: A ...

3.26 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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Angels of Catastrophe: A Novel

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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Elegy Written on a Crowded ...

3.55 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Soon the Rest Will Fall: A ...

2.57 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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A Kamakaze in Her Eyes

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1994
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Black Wheel of Anger: Three...

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1990
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Dirty in Cashmere: A Novel

2.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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