Robert Daley





Robert Daley

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born
in New York City, The United States
January 01, 1930

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Robert Daley is the author of seventeen novels and eleven non-fiction books. Born and brought up in New York, he graduated from Fordham University, did his military service in the Air Force and began writing stories, articles and books immediately afterward. He was a New York Times foreign correspondents for six years based in France but covering stories from Russia to Ireland to Tunisia, fifteen or more countries in all. Much later he served as an NYPD deputy commissioner, which explains why many of his books have played out against a police background. His work has been translated into fourteen languages, and six of his books have been filmed. He is married with three daughters. He and his French born wife divide their time between a hous ...more


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Prince of the City: The Tru...
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Tainted Evidence
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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The Innocents Within: A Novel
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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Year of the Dragon
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1982 — 11 editions
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Wall of Brass
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Hands Of A Stranger
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1985 — 11 editions
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A Faint Cold Fear
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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The Enemy of God
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Portraits of France
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Cars at Speed: Classic Stor...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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“You got a gun, you get in trouble. I don't need no gun. I got a little hatchet that I keep under the seat of my car. Some son of a bitch bangs into my car, I jump out and beat him with the hatchet.”
Robert Daley, Prince of the City: The True Story of a Cop Who Knew Too Much

“The policeman is the most important social worker we have. Often it is far better to settle an argument or disperse a crowd and move on than to make an arrest.”
Robert Daley, Target Blue

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