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The Golden Orange
The Golden Orange
Author: Joseph Wambaugh
When forty-year-old cop Winnie Farlowe lost his shield, he lost the only protection he had. Ever since, he's been fighting a bad back, fighting the bottle, fighting his conscience. But now he's in for a special fight. — Never before has he come up against anyone like Tess Binder. She's a stunningly beautiful, sexually spirited three-time divorcee...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553290264
ISBN-10: 0553290266
Publication Date: 6/1/1991
Pages: 416
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3.7 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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When forty-year-old cop Winnie Farlowe lost his shield, he lost the only protection he had. Ever since, he's been fighting a bad back, fighting the bottle, fighting his conscience. But now he's in for a special fight. Never before has he come up against anyone like Tess Binder. She's a stunningly beautiful, sexually spirited three-time divorcee from Newport Beachcapital of California's Golden Orange, where wallets are fat, bikinis are skimpy, and cosmetic surgery is one sure way to a billionaire's bank account. Nearly a year ago Tess Binder's father washed up on the beach with a bullet in his ear. The coroner called it suicide, but to Tess it means the fear of her own fate. And Winnie Farlowe is a man willing to follow wherever she leadsstraight into the juicy pulp of the Golden Orange, a world where money is everything, but nothing adds up . . . where death and chicanery flourish amidst ranches, mansions, and yachting parties. In his long-awaited new novel, best-selling author Joseph Wambaugh combines harrowing suspense, scathing humor, and a moving portrait of a man on the brink of self-destruction.
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The west-coast playgrounds of the filthy rich...where passions blow as hot-and as deadly-as the Santa Ana winds!
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A forty-year-old ex-cop becomes the target of an unknown assailant after he meets a beautiful divorcee.
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another Wambaugh police drama-this one set in the playgrounds and passions of Orange County


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