The Blue Knight

The Blue Knight

By Joseph Wambaugh & Michael Connelly

  • Release Date: 2008-04-01
  • Genre: Police Procedural
Score: 4
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From 14 Ratings
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Description

Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals. Gritty, luminous, and ultimately stunning, this novel is Wambaugh at his best--a tale of a street cop on the hardest beat of his life.

Twenty and two. Those are the numbers turning in the mind of William "Bumper" Morgan: twenty years on the job, two days before he "pulls the pin" and walks away from it forever. But on the gritty streets of , people look at Bumper like some kind of knight in armor--they've plied him with come-ons, hot tips, and the hard respect a man can't earn anywhere else. Now, with a new job and a good woman waiting for him, a kinky thief terrorizing L.A.'s choice hotels, and a tragedy looming, Bumper Morgan is about to face the only thing that can scare him: the demons that he's been hiding behind his bright and shiny badge...

Reviews

  • Some things are dated but,

    5
    By Pdiaz
    Some things ring true and are timeless in this profession. Wambaugh does a great job of reflecting the thoughts and feelings of a cop about to retire.

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