The Onion Field

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Dell Publishing Company, 1979 - Fiction - 443 pages
222 Reviews
This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one march night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field.

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User Review  - Lee - Goodreads

This story follows the kidnapping and shooting of two LA police officers in an onion filed outside the city along with the subsequent trial and re-trials. It starts off slowly as he tells the tales of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cynthia Haines - Goodreads

Terrifying. Well written true story. Read full review

About the author (1979)

Joseph Wambaugh is the hard-hitting best-selling writer who conveys the passionate immediacy of a special world. A master storyteller…authenticity oozes from his books.


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