Blue blood

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Riverhead Books, Jan 1, 2004 - Police - 594 pages
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Harvard-educated Edward Conlon is fourth-generation NYPD. Having ascended the ranks from South Bronx beat cop to detective, he knows the city as well as any person can. And what's more--he knows how to tell the stories that bring the city to life as no book ever has.

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

Conlon's writing was very good, and the subject matter was mostly interesting, but this book really could have used an editor. A book of anecdotes about life as a New York City police officer did not have to be 550 pages. Read full review

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Very readable and a high quality memoir of Edward Conlon's first seven years as a New York City police officer. He has since resigned from the NYPD (1995-2011) to pursue his writing career. A cynic ... Read full review


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