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The Resource The big policeman : the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective, J. North Conway

The big policeman : the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective, J. North Conway

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The big policeman : the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective
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The big policeman
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the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective
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J. North Conway
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big policeman
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the rise and fall of Americas first, most ruthless, and greatest detective
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eng
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Philip Marlowe, 'Dirty Harry,' and even 'Law & Order'--none of these would exist as they do today were it not for the legendary career of nineteenth-century New York City cop Thomas Byrnes. From 1854 to 1895, Byrnes rose through the ranks of the city's police department to become one of the most celebrated detectives in American history, and paved the way for modern-day police methods, both good and bad...
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individual biography
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374364
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Conway, J. North
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363.25092
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Byrnes, Thomas
  • Detectives
  • Police
  • Crime prevention
  • Murder
  • Police
  • New York (N.Y.)
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adult
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the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective
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The big policeman : the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective, J. North Conway
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-314) and index
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in900477222
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24 cm.
Extent
xi, 323 p.
Isbn
9781599219653
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ill.
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The big policeman : the rise and fall of America's first, most ruthless, and greatest detective, J. North Conway
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-314) and index
Control code
in900477222
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 323 p.
Isbn
9781599219653
Other physical details
ill.

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