The New Centurions

January 1, 1971|
The New Centurions by Joseph WaA01augh
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Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals. Here in his classic debut novel, Wambaugh presents a stunning, raw, and unforgettable depiction of life behind the thin blue line.



In a class of new police recruits, Augustus Plebesly is fast and scared. Roy Fehler is full of ideals. And Serge Duran is an ex-marine running away from his Chicano childhood. In a few weeks they''ll put on the blue uniform of the LAPD. In months they''ll know how to interpret the mad babble of the car radio, smell danger, trap a drug dealer, hide a secret, and-most of all-live with the understanding that cops are different from everyone else. But for these men, these new centurions, time is an enemy. The year is 1960. The streets are burning with rage. And before they can grow old on this job, they''ll have to fight for their lives...

Writer Joseph Wambaugh was born in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 22, 1937. He joined the Marines right out of high school, but later earned both a B. A. and M. A. from California State College in Los Angeles. He worked for the Los Angeles Police Department from 1960 to 1974. His first novel was The New Centurions (1971) and ...
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Title:The New Centurions
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:9.48 X 6.16 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:9.48 X 6.16 X 1.2 in
Published:January 1, 1971
Publisher:LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780316921459

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