Personal and Confidential ePub download
by Paul Blake
- ISBN: 0450026361
- ISBN13: 978-0450026362
- ePub: 1563 kb | FB2: 1331 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: New English Library Ltd (October 2, 1975)
- Pages: 1126
- Rating: 4.6/5
- Votes: 950
- Format: lrf txt mobi doc
Paul Blake, the author of A Young Man’s Game, brings you twenty-seven short stories in this extraordinary collection of thriller, historical fiction, and sci-fi tales.
Author of A Young Man's Game and numerous short stories.
Jacket design by Paul Gamarello Jacket illustration by Stephen Peringer The book was adapted for a 1997 film of the same name, directed and co-written by Curtis Hanson and starring Kevin Spacey.
Jacket design by Paul Gamarello Jacket illustration by Stephen Peringer. The title refers to the scandal magazine Confidential, which is fictionalized as Hush-Hush. It also deals with the real-life "Bloody Christmas" scandal. The three protagonists are LAPD officers. Edmund Exley, the son of legendary detective Preston Exley, is a "straight arrow" who informs on other officers in a police brutality scandal. The book was adapted for a 1997 film of the same name, directed and co-written by Curtis Hanson and starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, David Strathairn and Danny DeVito.
The book presents a viewpoint you wouldn't find anywhere near the mainstream discourse on race, crime . Second City Confidential" doesn't pull punches.
The book presents a viewpoint you wouldn't find anywhere near the mainstream discourse on race, crime and urban dysfunction in America. Sometimes the same sentence is repeated verbatim at different parts of a chapter. It goes right for the TKO, providing details and an incredible number of footnotes that conclusive show the "sons of Obama" are the reason Chicago is America's most violent and dangerous city. 19 people found this helpful.
The book talks about Bourdain’s personal life but also reveals behind-the-scenes stories from restaurant kitchens. Kitchen Confidential was a New York Times bestseller and the starting point for Bourdain’s popularity. The author describes the culinary industry as a sometimes hazardous workplace run by misfits, most of the time also unpleasant and intense. Bourdain believed that it’s necessary for anyone who wants to enter the industry to have a somehow masochistic and irrational dedication to cooking. Kitchen Confidential was a New York Times bestseller and the starting point for Bourdain’s popularity
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Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover. I thank the close colleagues and friends who made this book possible. A full Acknowledgments section will be found in its closing pages. The project lasted for five years and demanded work on a scale I could not have hoped to achieve alone. Some 850 people were interviewed, and storage of the hundreds of thousands of documents required the addition of an entire new floor to my house.
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