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READ Night Dogs READ & DOWNLOAD à Night Dogs DOWNLOAD ´ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ↠ Kent Anderson Former police officer Kent Anderson author of the memorable Vietnam War novel Sympathy for the Devil returns with a powerful new novel about a Vietnam vet cop who still carries the war inside himself Searing and brutally honest Night Dogs plunges us into the free fire zones of our cities where the legendary thin blue line is breaking downThe North Precinct of Portland Oregon is home to two kinds of cops sergeants and lieutenants who've screwed up somewhere else and patrolmen who thrive on the action on the Avenue Officer Hanson is the second kind a vete. Kent Anderson s Sympathy for the Devil which was published in 1987 remains I think one of the best if not the best of the novels to come out of the Vietnam War It was a searing account of the war as seen through the eyes of one soldier a young man named Hanson who very closely resembles the authorAnderson s second novel Night Dogs appeared in 1996 and certainly ranks among the best police procedurals I ve ever read The book is set in the middle Seventies shortly after the end of the war The protgonist is again Hanson now home from Vietnam and working as a patrol officer for the Portland Oregon Police BureauHanson has survived the war physically at least but it haunts his every moment and he now finds himself in the middle of a new war which is just as hard to decipher as the old one Hanson is assigned to Portland s North Precinct the ghetto and the worst precinct in the city The commanding officers are all men who screwed up in other areas of the department and who were exiled to the North Precinct The patrol officers are mostly cowboys looking for the rush that the action in the precinct provides on a daily basisThe book has only the loosest of plots One of the principal threads involves one of Hanson s closest friends from the war who has come to Portland and become a drug dealer and a killer Rather than arresting him though Hanson attempts to help him given that they bonded while in the Special Forces together and given that he remains the only man Hanson really trusts The other thread involves one of Hanson s fellow officers in the precinct a guy named Fox who hates Hanson and spends most of the book attempting to undermine Hanson s career For the most part though the novel is a chronicle of the daily interaction between the police and the criminals mostly small time who inhabit the North Precinct It s a daily battle and an endless revolving door with the cops confronting the same scumbags day in and day out without making any progress at all in the war on crime Justice is a very elusive concept here in a world where the cops dispense what is largely their own brand of very rough justiceAt one point Hanson confronts a guy who s giving him grief and shoots him The Look which was full of knees and elbows and night sticks car hoods and concrete broken noses broken collarbones and concussionsIt s not a pretty sight and this is not a book for the sueamish reader Beautifully written it s tough gritty and ugly but it has the ring of authenticity much so than virtually any other crime novel I ve ever read Anderson himself worked as a patrol cop in Portland in the Seventies and one would imagine that like his first book this one is based very closely on his experiences there It s a great novel and one that you won t forget soon 45 stars The Russo Japanese War 1904 1905 downThe North Precinct of Portland Oregon is home to two kinds of cops sergeants and lieutenants who've screwed up somewhere else and patrolmen who thrive on the action on the Avenue Officer Hanson is the second kind a vete. Kent Anderson s Sympathy for the Devil which was published in 1987 remains I think one of the best if not the best of the novels to come out of the Vietnam War It was a searing account of the war as seen through the eyes of one soldier a young man named Hanson who very closely resembles the authorAnderson s second novel Night Dogs appeared in 1996 and certainly ranks among the best police procedurals I ve ever read The book is set in the middle Seventies shortly after the end of the war The protgonist is again Hanson now home from Vietnam and working as a patrol officer for the Portland Oregon Police BureauHanson has survived the war physically at least but it haunts his every moment and he now finds himself in the middle of a new war which is just as hard to Duffy decipher as the old one Hanson is assigned to Portland s North Precinct the ghetto and the worst precinct in the city The commanding officers are all men who screwed up in other areas of the Art of Deception Kate Hanson #2 department and who were exiled to the North Precinct The patrol officers are mostly cowboys looking for the rush that the action in the precinct provides on a Flight of the Clockwork Angels daily basisThe book has only the loosest of plots One of the principal threads involves one of Hanson s closest friends from the war who has come to Portland and become a Take drug La figlia del podestà dealer and a killer Rather than arresting him though Hanson attempts to help him given that they bonded while in the Special Forces together and given that he remains the only man Hanson really trusts The other thread involves one of Hanson s fellow officers in the precinct a guy named Fox who hates Hanson and spends most of the book attempting to undermine Hanson s career For the most part though the novel is a chronicle of the Persuasion The Litigator's Art daily interaction between the police and the criminals mostly small time who inhabit the North Precinct It s a L'aventure ambiguë daily battle and an endless revolving The Mangle of Practice Time Agency and Science door with the cops confronting the same scumbags Love and Friendship day in and the History of Modern Japan day out without making any progress at all in the war on crime Justice is a very elusive concept here in a world where the cops Laltipiano delle meraviglie dispense what is largely their own brand of very rough justiceAt one point Hanson confronts a guy who s giving him grief and shoots him The Look which was full of knees and elbows and night sticks car hoods and concrete broken noses broken collarbones and concussionsIt s not a pretty sight and this is not a book for the sueamish reader Beautifully written it s tough gritty and ugly but it has the ring of authenticity much so than virtually any other crime novel I ve ever read Anderson himself worked as a patrol cop in Portland in the Seventies and one would imagine that like his first book this one is based very closely on his experiences there It s a great novel and one that you won t forget soon 45 stars


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    [Night Dogs] E–pub Ð Kent Anderson Kent Anderson's Sympathy for the Devil which was published in 1987 remains I think one of the best if not the best of the novels to come out of the Vietnam War It was a searing account of the war as seen through the eyes of one soldier a young man named Hanson who very closely resembles the authorAnderson's second novel Night Dogs a

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    [Night Dogs] E–pub Ð Kent Anderson Kent Anderson ↠ 1 READ & DOWNLOAD This hardcover is signed by author Kent Anderson and publisher Dennis McMillanIn Night Dogs the protagonist from Andersons previous novel Sympathy for the Devil becomes a crazy kind of cop in this continuation of his lifeThe Place Portland Oregon The Time The 1970'sI love Mr Anderson's compelling writingHighly recommended

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    [Night Dogs] E–pub Ð Kent Anderson I first wrote a review of this novel over thirteen years ago on com I was a brand new police officer I had problems with the book Didn't like the protaganist or the portrayal of police work But then what did I know about police work? Well that answer is simple nothing Skip ahead to the present I recently re read it out of curiosity I discovered that this book is truthful than I realized Though he was only a cop for a few

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    [Night Dogs] E–pub Ð Kent Anderson This is so far afield from what I generally read that I have little to compare it with I don't read cop lit ever This was recommended to me by someone a long time ago and so I picked it up on bookmoochcom and put it on the shelf I have no idea why I threw it in my bag for a long flight When flying I generally opt for things so light they float Wow This is not your average police procedural It is gritty and raw and so painfully honest Reall

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  • Paperback
  • 544
  • Night Dogs
  • Kent Anderson
  • English
  • 07 July 2019
  • 9780553578775