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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date September 4, 2008
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781847243393
ISBN-10 1847243398
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.35
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 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 L.A., 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 L.A.'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...

Editions
Hardcover
from Little Brown & Co (February 1, 1972); titled "The Blue Knight"
9780316921466 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $30.99
About: Three days before Bumper Morgan is to retire from the police force, he becomes caught up in a series of crimes and finds easy decisions difficult to make
Paperback
Book cover for 9780440106074 Book cover for 9780446509190 Book cover for 9781847243393
 
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from Gardners Books (September 4, 2008); titled "The Blue Knight"
9781847243393 | details & prices | 320 pages | List price $12.35
About: Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.
With Michael Connelly (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Grand Central Pub (April 1, 2008); titled "The Blue Knight"
9780446509190 | details & prices | 385 pages | 4.00 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.
Reissue edition from Dell Pub Co (April 1, 1987)
9780440106074 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $7.99
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