Blue Blood by Edward Conlon (Second-Hand)
- Used - Good
- Edward Conlon
- Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date:
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Used - Very Good: Shows some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or paper.
Used - Good: Average used worn book that has all pages or leaves present.
Used - Fair: Worn book that has complete text pages but may have some small defect like slight tears. Will be noticeably worn.
Blue Blood is the fast-paced, insider story of Edward Conlon's career in the NYPD. Conlon can really write, but is a cop's cop through and through (the fourth generation of NYPD cop in his family).
The book is part memoir, part action, set in the Bronx starting in the mid-1990s. We follow Conlon's rise within the force, from rookie beat cop through a stint in the narcotics division to finally achieving gold-shield detective status as he is today, but he also manages to portray a fascinating social history of the Bronx over the last twenty years and a history of the NYPD and its often violent evolution. The writing is gripping, with stories of shoot-outs and drug dealers interspersed with domestic disputes and runaways.