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The Onion Field

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The Onion Field

By Joseph Wambaugh

Delta, Paperback, 9780385341592, 492pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2007


This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field.

About the Author
Joseph Wambaugh is the hard-hitting best-selling writer who conveys the passionate immediacy of a special world. A master storyteller authenticity oozes from his books."

Praise For The Onion Field

"A complex story of tragic proportions... more ambitious than In Cold Blood and equally compelling!"—The New York Times