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[PDF / Epub] ☆ The Blue Knight Author Joseph Wambaugh – Nuiun.de Ex cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals Gritty luminous and ultimately stunning this novel is WambaugEx cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals Gritty luminous and ultimately stunning this novel is Wambaugh at his best—a tale of a street cop on the hardest beat of his life Twenty and two Those.

Are the numbers turning in the mind of William Bumper Morgan twenty years on the job two days before he pulls the pin and walks away from it forever But on the gritty streets of LA people look at Bumper like some kind of knight in armor—they've plied him with come ons hot tips and the ha.

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MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - Joseph Wambaugh a former LAPD detective sergeant 1960 1974 is the bestselling author of twenty one prior works of fiction and nonfiction including The Choirboys and The Onion Field Wambaugh joined the Los Angeles Police Department LAPD in 1960 He served 14 years rising to detective sergeant He also attended California State University Los Angeles where he earned Bachelor of Arts and M

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10 thoughts on “The Blue Knight

  1. Checkman Checkman says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBA good solid piece of police fiction and is arguably one of Joseph Wambaugh's most famous works Bumper Morgan is a career LAPD police officer A twenty year man who has never done anything but work patrol While over invested in his work and not above taking free meals from restaurants in his patrol area he is also an honest cop he sees the meals as being something that the owners want to do for him He isn't given the meals in exchange for breaking the law For Morgan there isn't any corruption and he does like to eat He does his job Conservative with a small c World War II veteran so many officers were up until the mid to late seventies and self taught Bumper isn't a sophisticated man but he isn't ignorant either He's pragmatic slightly cynicallikab


  2. Jack Huber Jack Huber says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBI didn't want this book to end


  3. Christian D. Orr Christian D. Orr says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBFascinating snapshot of the 1970s LAPDI've known about Joseph Wambaugh for many years having grown up in Los Angeles catching a few episodes of The Blue Knight TV series re runs starring George Kennedy as a kid and eventually embarking on a law enforcement career myself mind you I was Federal not LAPD or LASD but I've worked with and befriended enough SoCal municipal cops in my lifetime to be able to forge a common bond with them the bond of the badge if


  4. Lisa (Harmonybites) Lisa (Harmonybites) says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBThis book was on a list of recommended mysteries and was found in the mystery section yet I don't think it really belongs there both because this is no whodunnit but also because it transcends that genre We follow Bumper Morgan through the last three days of this beat in 1970s Los Angeles before he retires after 20 years on the police force And it's a great voice for a great character Bumper is both cynical and idealistic a knight with slightly tarnished armor he feels very real He's getting to an age where he can't do the job any that holds him in its grip he's fat he can't run he has gas and his eyes aren't as sharp as they once were And as his best friend and fellow cop Cruz Segovia tells him the job is a whore taking without giving and his only hope is being able to accept love and a life beyond it I love how Bumper is not just allowed to make mistakes but that those mistakes have conseuences There's a bit of


  5. Teri Teri says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBWhat an interesting book This book is set around the last three days of a street cop’s beat before retiring and marrying the woman of his dreams He is unapologetic and hungry in both appetites and justice It was not what I was expecting from Wampaugh but was delighted nonetheless


  6. Stephen McQuiggan Stephen McQuiggan says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBLike sitting in a bar being regaled with old cop yarns given that Wambaugh was still on the beat when he wrote this it's safe to assume a lot of them are rooted in truth Like a crack crazed burglar hard to put down


  7. Patrick Patrick says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBBlue Knight captures life and policing Los Angeles in the 1970s and the end of beat police through Bumper Morgan's story


  8. Bruce Snell Bruce Snell says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBThis is something of a companion piece to Joseph Wambaugh's The New Centurions which told the story of 3 officers at the start of their careers In this the s


  9. Sandi Sandi says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBThe author was still working as a policeman when this book was published so I felt like I was getting the true inside story of walking a beat in LA during the early seventies Bumper Morgan is a larger than life character and this chronicle of his last few days walking a beat before retirement really showed both the highs and lows of police work


  10. Ed Ed says:

    MOBI nuiun.de è The Blue Knight Kindle Ï The Blue Kindle - blue pdf, knight epub, The Blue epub, The Blue Knight PDF/EPUBAfter author Wambaugh's debut novel of a class of police rookies The New Centurions 1970 he followed it up with this 1972 novel of a police veteran about to retire Police Novels Twenty and two Those are the numbers turning in the mind of William Bumper Morgan twenty years on the job two days before he pulls the pin and walks away from it forever But on the gritty streets of LA people look at Bumper like some kind of knight in armor they've plied him with come ons hot tips and the hard respect a man can't earn anywhere else Now with a new job and a good woman waiting for him a kinky thief terrorizing LA's choice hotels and a tragedy looming Bumper Morgan is about to face the only thing that can scare him the demons that he's been hiding behind his bright and shiny badge


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