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Crime Beat: A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers
Crime Beat A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers
Author: Michael Connelly
Before Michael Connelly became a novelist, he was a crime reporter, covering the detectives who worked the homicide beat. In these vivid, hard-hitting pieces, Connelly leads the reader past the yellow police tape as he follows the investigators, the victims, their families and friends -- and of, course, the killers -- to tell the real stories of...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316012799
ISBN-10: 0316012793
Publication Date: 6/12/2007
Pages: 384
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Publisher: Back Bay Books
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a non-fiction collection of newspaper stories written by a grade-A novelist when he was journalist for a variety of big city newspapers. These true crime stories are organized in a creative manner - from the viewpoint of the cops, from the viewpoint of the victims, from the viewpoint of the perpetrators. All display fine writing, with an ability to bring out a variety of sides to the event being reported.


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