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The New Centurions
Author: Joseph Wambaugh

ISBN: 9781847245731
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 404
Published: 1 September 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.0 x 11.0 x 3.0
Description:
In a class of new police recruits, Augustus Plebesly is fast and scared. Roy Fehler is full of ideals. And Serge Duran is an ex-marine running away from his Chicano childhood. In a few weeks, they'll put on the blue uniform of the LAPD. In the months to come, they'll learn that right and wrong aren't always clearly black and white. Bad guys populate both sides of the law. Rules are subject to interpretation.

Justice is slow and convoluted. And life is not fair. But for these men, these new centurions, time is an enemy. The year is 1960. The streets are burning with rage. And before they can grow old on this job, they'll have to fight for their lives...

About the Author

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to a police officer, Joseph Wambaugh graduated with a Master's in English from California State College and served in the LAPD for 15 years before turning to writing full-time. He is internationally recognised as one of crime fiction's Grand Masters. He lives in California.

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