Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh, Jr. transformed the sub-genre of the police novel into serious writing that was both harrowing and humorous, comic and tragic. His first four books and his work on the "Police Story" television series in the 1970s, set new standards for subsequent writers, and many acknowledge their debt to him.

Joseph Wambaugh

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Books by Joseph Wambaugh

by Joseph Wambaugh - Fiction, Mystery

When Dinko Babich, a young longshoreman, delivers Lita Medina, a young Mexican dancer, from the harbor to a Hollywood nightclub, their lives are forever changed, as their love develops among the myriad cops and criminals who occupy the harbor.