Jimmy the Wags: Street Stories of a Private Eye

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, May 31, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 260 pages
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A gritty, outrageous memoir of life on the streets as a PI in New York. 'Stocked with a stellar cast of swells and skells...rarely anything but fun.' - New York Post 'James Wagner is one tough, street-smart hombre, and has some high-wire tales of the PI life to tell. But for my money, the main attraction of this brutally honest book is that it is consistently laugh-out-loud funny. You gotta love this guy.' _ Nicholas Pileggi, author of 'Casino'

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James "Jimmy the Wags" Wagner spent 22 years in the blue of the NYPD--"The Job," as he puts it. His account of his postretirement eight years as a private investigator is the subject of this ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

James Wagner retired from the New York Police Department in 1990 with the rank of Sergeant. He worked as a private detective for ten years. He lives on Staten Island, New York, with his wife and family.

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