Book Reviews of The Secrets of Harry Bright

The Secrets of Harry Bright
The Secrets of Harry Bright
Author: Joseph Wambaugh
ISBN-13: 9780553260212
ISBN-10: 0553260219
Publication Date: 9/1/1986
Pages: 302
Rating:
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3.5 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Classic Wambaugh. Cops, outlaw bikers, celebrities, colliding in a steaming landscape of natural beauty and unnatural death. Loved it!
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Another Wambaugh thriller.
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Raucous cops,Outlaw bikers,Suntanned celebrities all collide in a steamy landscape with unnatural death
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I somehow missed this Joseph Wambaugh book when it was published in 1986. I found it recently in a used book store. Solid gold...if you like Joseph Wambaugh books. Remember, it is a bit dated, but still a great book.
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This one has lots of twists and turns, right up to the end.
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Seventeen months ago the California desert revealed the remains of Jack Watson. The rich man's son was found incinerated in a Rolls-Royce, a bullet in his head. Now, a year and a half later, Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective Sidney Blackpool is called into the desert to take on the case. But what begins for Blackpool is an investigation sandwiched between golf games in nearby Palm Springs quickly becomes an obsession.
For the savage beauty of the wastelands holds man secrets. Secrets that stir up Blackpool's long suppressed nightmares of his own son's death. Secrets that threaten to destroy an entire police department. Secrets that, by rights, should remain forever buried by the wind in the ageless desert sands.
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A detective becomes obsessed with the case he is trying to solve. A great who-done-it.
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Seventeen months ago the California desert revealed the remains of Jack Watson. The rich man's son was found incinerated in a Rolls-Royce, a bullet in his head. Now, a year and a half later, Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective Sidney Blackpool is called into the desert to take on the case. But what begins for Blackpool is an investigation sandwiched between golf games in nearby Palm Springs quickly becomes an obsession.
For the savage beauty of the wastelands holds man secrets. Secrets that stir up Blackpool's long suppressed nightmares of his own son's death. Secrets that threaten to destroy an entire police department. Secrets that, by rights, should remain forever buried by the wind in the ageless desert sands.

In this riveting new novel bestselling author Joseph Wambaugh jolts our emotions with a powerful new theme, while continuing to entertain use with his special brand of bawdy, beautiful, dark humor.