Harbor Nocturne

Harbor Nocturne

Book - 2012 | 1st ed.
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In the southernmost Los Angeles district of San Pedro, one of the world's busiest harbors, an unlikely pair of lovers are unwittingly caught between the two warring sides of the law. When Dinko Babich, a young longshoreman, delivers Lita Medina, a young Mexican dancer, from the harbor to a Hollywood nightclub, theirs lives are forever changed, as their love develops among the myriad cops and criminals who occupy the harbor. Suspense and tragedy are intertwined in the everyday life ofthe cops and residents of San Pedro Harbor, with the unflinching eye for detail and spot-on humor that only a master of the form like Joseph Wambaugh can provide. Their paths will cross with many colorful characters introduced in Wambaugh's acclaimed bestselling Hollywood Station series: the surfer cops known as "Flotsam and Jetsam", aspiring actor "Hollywood Nate" Weiss, young Britney Small, along with new members of the midwatch. Humor, love, suspense and tragedy are intertwined in the everyday life of the cops and residents of San Pedro Harbor, with the unflinching eye for detail and spot-on humor that only a master of the form like Joseph Wambaugh can provide.
Publisher: New York : Grove/Atlantic, [2012]
Edition: 1st ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780802126108
Branch Call Number: FIC Wamba
Characteristics: v, 320 pages

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Jul 03, 2012

Humourous characters, good storyline

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dcafk
Apr 17, 2012

This is a good mystery with some laughs thrown in. I enjoyed it.

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