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    • ISBN:9781847243393
    • Publication date:04 Sep 2008

The Blue Knight

By Joseph Wambaugh

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Bumper Morgan is a cop, a patrolman with twenty years' service under his belt and retirement is looming ominously close. His outlook is old-fashioned: he believes in justice - even when it doesn't conform to the letter of the law. If a judicious bit of violence will give him what he needs to solve a crime, so be it. That's the way the game's played. And it usually works. Until the prospect of retirement clouds his judgement and Bumper finds himself starting to make mistakes. The kind of mistakes that kill people.

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  • ISBN: 9781849166188
  • Publication date: 15 May 2012
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'The best of Wambaugh's cop stories' Guardian. — Guardian
'Wambaugh is the best in the business' Kathy Reichs. — Kathy Reichs
'Abounds in vivid vignettes of police life and the Los Angeles streets ... the portrait of Bumper has force and authenticity' New York Times Book Review. — New York Times Book Review
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