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@Download E-pub õ The Blue Knight ⚦ Ex Cop TurnedNew 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 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 This has the feel of a sort of dramatised documentary The novel has almost no discernible plot it is a set of loosely linked episodes in the life of an LA policeman preparing to retire from the force I was unsure how to rate it because, in terms of structure, pace and development, it l A good solid piece of police fiction and is arguably one of Joseph Wambaugh s most famous works Bumper Morgan is a career L.A.P.D 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 c A good solid piece of police fiction and is arguably one of Joseph Wambaugh s most famous works Bumper Morgan is a career L.A.P.D 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 This 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 This 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 b I didn t want this book to end.