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4 edition of Lines and shadows found in the catalog.

Lines and shadows

by Joseph Wambaugh

  • 298 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Undercover operations,
  • Police patrol,
  • Mexicans,
  • Border patrols

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Wambaugh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8148 .S32 W35 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24943690M
    OCLC/WorldCa11240872

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"Lines and Shadows" was definitely worth reading, but could have been shorter and more focused. Some of his narratives of violent incidents are too long, and a couple of his character descriptions Overall, I have to admit that, as a Joseph Wambaugh fan, I was a little bit disappointed in the length and pace of the book/5.

I recently purchased the book "Lines and Shadows" from because of a former co-worker of mine had some questions about one of the officers listed in the book whom we worked with over the years. Wambaugh's writings well document the officers profiles and the frustration of those who take on the task of protecting and helping those in by: "With each book, it seems, Mr.

Wambaugh's skill as a writer increases In Lines And Shadows he gives an off-trail, action-packed true account of police work and the intimate lives of policemen that, for my money, is his best book yet."--The New York Times Book Review.

"A saga of courage, craziness, brutality and humor/5(). With each book, it seems, Mr. Wambaugh’s skill as a writer increases In Lines and Shadows he gives an off-trail, action-packed true account of police work and the intimate lives of policemen that, for my money, is his best book yet.”—The New York Times Book Review “A saga of courage, craziness, brutality and humor/5(4).

Lines and Shadows. By: I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the raw grit of true crime stories and the horror and ruthlessness of the disparate, addicted criminal. ***** 1 person found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance. Lines and Shadows - Ebook written by Joseph Wambaugh.

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The media hailed them as heroes. Others denounced them as lawless renegades. A squad of tough cops called the Border Crime Task Force. A commando team sent to patrol the snake-infested no-man's-land south of San Diego.3/5(1). Strange and powerful cop-fact, from a past-master of cop-fiction: the story of ten San Diego police officers assigned to patrol, on foot, at night, the cactus-filled, snake-infested canyons along the Mexican border.

Not, however, to intercept aliens illegally entering the country&#;there were far too many&#;but to arrest the violent, sadistic bandits who preyed on the defenseless.

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Lines and shadows by Joseph Wambaugh; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Border Alien Robbery Force, Border patrols, Mexican Alien labor, Mexican Foreign workers, Mexicans, Police patrol, Undercover operations, Achilles (Greek mythology), Poetry; Places: California, San Diego.

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