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Crime beat A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers. Cover Image E-book E-book

Crime beat [electronic resource] : A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers. Michael Connelly.

Connelly, Michael. (Author).


From #1 bestseller Michael Connelly's first career as a prizewinning crime reporter--the gripping, true stories that inspired and informed his novels. Before he became a novelist, Michael Connelly was a crime reporter, covering the detectives who worked the homicide beat in Florida and Los Angeles. In vivid, hard-hitting articles, Connelly leads the reader past the yellow police tape as he follows the investigators, the victims, their families and friends--and, of course, the killers--to tell the real stories of murder and its aftermath. Connelly's firsthand observations would lend inspiration to his novels, from The Black Echo, which was drawn from a real-life bank heist, to Trunk Music, based on an unsolved case of a man found in the trunk of his Rolls Royce. And the vital details of his best-known characters, both heroes and villains, would be drawn from the cops and killers he reported on: from loner detective Harry Bosch to the...

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  • ISBN: 9780316135542 (electronic bk)

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Electronic reproduction. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2006. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 783 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1812 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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