Rick Anderson is a writer for Seattle Weekly, formerly a news columnist at the Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. His work has appeared in Mother Jones, Sports Illustrated, and The Village Voice. Anderson lives in Seattle.
"You think you know Seattle? Not until you've read 'Seattle Vice'
by long-time local journalist Rick Anderson, a rock-solid,
bare-knuckled brawler of a writer who for decades has been peeking
under the covers and poking around behind the curtain of Seattle's
respectable image. He knows every nook and cranny of his town and
points beyond. For years Anderson has provided trenchant accounts
of local and state politics. He has written compassionately about
poor folks and those on the street. In this rollicking gem of a
book, Anderson proves himself a savvy chronicler of the scurrilous
and sometimes madcap world of Seattle sleaze and the motley crowd
who purvey it... Anderson's riotous romp through Seattle's seamy
side will have you roaring at the audacity and tenacity of the
myriad characters he depicts. He thoroughly knows this territory
and its denizens. For a tour of Seattle after dark there is no
better guide than Rick Anderson."
"Maybe no one knows where more