Death of a Bronx Cop
A fourth-generation New York cop whose great-grandfather was on the force during the Civil War Draft Riots of 1863, and author of Fort Apache: New York’s Most Violent Precinct, Tom Walker delivers another eye-opening look at the life of being a cop in the Bronx. In this ambitious novel based on events from his family’s history, Hugh Ryan, a proud third-generation New York police officer, runs up against the most difficult challenge of his career: battling the institution that has sustained his family for a century, driving him to the brink...
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