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|Format: ||Paperback, 352 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 August 1995|
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When a pair of lowlife thieves cross the border into Tijuana, three tenacious cops cross the line. Fin Finnegan is a San Diego police detective and wannabe actor who s passing midlife crisis and heading straight for midlife meltdown. The last thing he wants when he s gearing up for a TV audition is a routine truck theft case. The last thing he needs after three messy divorces is a sexy female investigator assigned to the case. Fin s abysmal luck is holding out he s got not only the theft investigation but an uneasy alliance with two strong-willed women, each working a separate angle of his once-simple case. Tough, sexy environmental cop Nell Salter is looking into a chemical spill that has set off a chain reaction of death in the barrios of Tijuana and across the border. She s also looking for a relationship that doesn t turn toxic. Young, fresh-faced navy detective Bobbie Ann Doggett is investigating the theft of two thousand pairs of navy flight-deck shoes and swooning over the Olivier of the San Diego PD. Mix in a unpredictable speed-freak trucker and his sociopath boss, and the result is a toxic cocktail of drugs, corruption, sex, and murder. Praise for Finnegan s Week A frolic, a joy, a hoot, a riot of a book. The New York Times Book Review Raunchy and often hilarious . . . [Joseph]Wambaugh is at the top of his form here. Publishers Weekly"
About the Author
Joseph Wambaugh is the hard-hitting bestselling writer who conveys the passionate immediacy of a special world. He was a police officer with the LAPD for 14 years before retiring in 1974, during which time he published three bestselling novels. Over the course of his career, Wambaugh has been the author of more than 20 works of fiction and nonfiction, all written in his gritty, distinctive noir-ish style. He's won multiple Edgar Awards, and several of his books have been made into feature films and TV movies. He lives in California with his wife.
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