Stories of Survival from the World's Toughest Beat
Edited by Clint Willis
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NYPD by Clint Willis
Book DescriptionNew York has always inspired larger-than-life tales and great writingbut on the topic of cops and crime it provides more raw material than almost anywhere else. A long history of classic films, television hits, and of course, books, have turned the New York City Police Department into a symbol for the dark drama of urban police work. And the rich and colorful vein of literature which has grown up around this culture makes NYPD not only a gripping read but a literary tour de force. Adrenaline Books takes you inside this gritty, tough life of being a cop in New York City. In addition to works by best-selling authors such as Peter Maas and Tom Wolfe, the book will include selections that offer a broad and deep look at the department's many faces: Carsten Stroud tells what it's like to track down a killer; Richard Rosenthal offers a sense of the pressures and risks of going undercover; and Bill McCarthy and Mike Mallowe offer a guided tour of the city's dregs and the pressures of working with its hardest cases. Philip Gourevitch's account of a cop's dedicated efforts to resurrect a cold case; Marcus Laffey's already near-classic articles on life as a patrolman; and Peter Hellman's best-seller Chief, written with an NYPD chief of detectives help round out this fascinating view of the NYPD and the forces that have made it such a compelling subject for so many good writers. " ...Try Adrenaline Books...In three years, this 20-volume anthology series has earned a cult following. "ESPN the Magazine
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560254126
(229mm x 153mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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In several dozen essays and articles, the contributors to this book make the case that the religious right has strayed far from a truly Christian path, and review the achievements of progressive Christians who actually try to follow the teachings of Jesus.
I Hate Corporate America Reader, Paperback (November 2004)
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Boots on the Ground, Paperback (May 2004)» View all books by Clint Willis
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