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The Resource Corrupt city, Tra Verdejo

Corrupt city, Tra Verdejo

Label
Corrupt city
Title
Corrupt city
Statement of responsibility
Tra Verdejo
Title variation
Corrupt city saga
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet Donald "Lucky" Gibson. He's considered one of the best detectives around, until he joins his new unit, a team of corrupt cops wo are just as bad as the criminals they are supposed to be catching. Lucky soon falls into the trap and becomes one more thug with a badge. Years of abusing his position lead to an out of control cocaine habit, the loss of his family, and a love affair with a young runaway prostitute, but Lucky has had enough. After an innocent black man is killed by his white partners, he testifies against them. He uses the media to expose his dirty team, including his captain and the commissioner. Now Lucky is a marked man, and even the mayor wants him dead
Summary
Meet Donald "Lucky" Gibson. He's considered one of the best detectives around, until he joins his new unit, a team of corrupt cops wo are just as bad as the criminals they are supposed to be catching. Lucky soon falls into the trap and becomes one more thug with a badge. Years of abusing his position lead to an out of control cocaine habit, the loss of his family, and a love affair with a young runaway prostitute, but Lucky has had enough. After an innocent black man is killed by his white partners, he testifies against them. He uses the media to expose his dirty team, including his captain and the commissioner. Now Lucky is a marked man, and even the mayor wants him dead
Theme
Character
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10018211
Cataloging source
DLC
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Verdejo, Tra
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3622.E734
LC item number
C67 2011
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African Americans
  • Police corruption
  • Street life
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Corrupt city, Tra Verdejo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn657597556
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9781601624369
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011389650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)657597556
Label
Corrupt city, Tra Verdejo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn657597556
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9781601624369
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011389650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)657597556

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