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    • ISBN:9781849164559
    • Publication date:02 Aug 2007

Hollywood Station

By Joseph Wambaugh
Read by Kerry Shale

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Under-staffed and over-worked, bound by red tape and hobbled by political correctness, the men and women of Hollywood Station hold the front line in LA's epicentre, but add a diamond robbery, the Russian mafia and a cluelessly ambitious glass freak and something has got to give

Hollywood is not all movies, fame and fortune, its underside is dirty, drugged up and criminal with a capital C. Under the watchful eye of their veteran sergeant, known as the Oracle, the men and women of the LAPD working out of Hollywood Station are the ones on the front line.

The Hollywood Station squad are as different as the streets that they police - Budgie Polk is a 27-year-old firecracker who is begrudgingly teamed with Fausto Gamboa, the oldest, tetchiest patrol officer. Andi McCrea is a single mom, Wesley Drubb a university drop-out desperate
to see some action. Flotsam and Jetsam are two aptly named surfer boys who pine for the petite - but intrepid - Mag Takara. Together they spend their days and nights in the city's underbelly, where a string of seemingly unrelated events lure them to their most startling case yet. (P)2007 Quercus Editions Ltd

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  • ISBN: 9781847244406
  • Publication date: 31 Jul 2007
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