The New Centurions: A Novel

March 1, 1987|
The New Centurions: A Novel by Joseph Wambaugh
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Meet the Los Angeles blues—a new breed of cop. From the baby-faced rookies to hashmark heroes, they are besieged men, dealing daily with a world coming apart. Hunting killers, quelling gang wars, fighting corruption, they risk death every day . . . every night.

Joseph Wambaugh was a damn good cop and LAPD detective. For fifteen years he prowled the streets, solved murders, took his lumps. Now he’s the hard-hitting, tough-talking bestselling writer who tells the brutal, true stories of the men who risk their lives every time a siren screams.

Praise for The New Centurions

“As explosive as a gunfight.”The National Review

“Blunt, forceful, vivid . . . superb characterizations.”National Observer

“Wambaugh’s policemen are neither angels nor villains.”Los Angeles Herald-Examiner
Joseph Wambaugh is the hard-hitting bestselling writer who conveys the passionate immediacy of a special world. He was a police officer with the LAPD for 14 years before retiring in 1974, during which time he published three bestselling novels. Over the course of his career, Wambaugh has been the author of more than 20 works of fiction...
Title:The New Centurions: A Novel
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 6.8 X 4.18 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 6.8 X 4.18 X 0.75 in
Published:March 1, 1987
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780440164173

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