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Meet the Los Angeles bluesa new breed of cop. From the baby-faced rookies to hashmark heroes, they are besieged men, dealing daily with a world coming apart. Hunting killers, quelling gang wars, fighting corruption, they risk death every day . . . every night.
Joseph Wambaugh was a damn good cop and LAPD detective. For fifteen years he prowled the streets, solved murders, took his lumps. Now hes the hard-hitting, tough-talking bestselling writer who tells the brutal, true stories of the men who risk their lives every time a siren screams.
Praise for The New Centurions
As explosive as a gunfight.The National Review
Blunt, forceful, vivid . . . superb characterizations.National Observer
Wambaughs policemen are neither angels nor villains.Los Angeles Herald-Examiner
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