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Brooklyn prosecutor Andrew Giobberti can still remember himself as a father, as a husband, and as the chief of the Homicide Bureau, working out of a hard city’s hardest precincts. That was before a car accident took his daughter but left him untouched—except where it matters. That was before his wife walked out. That was before he became mired in blame and regret that for ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 27th 2004 by Ballantine Books (first published 2001)
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Crystal
Oct 05, 2016 Crystal rated it liked it
I seem to have a knack lately for picking detective or police novels where the main character is an emotional mess from some personal issue! This was not the best of them, this was not the worst of them!
J
May 01, 2013 J rated it liked it
BEWARE OF SPOILERS. I DON'T HIDE OR PROMOTE MY REVIEWS.

Author Rob Reuland, a senior assistant district attorney in Brooklyn (at least at time of writing this book) writes about a youngish assistant prosecutor in the Brooklyn's D.A. office.

I've read that every novelist puts part of him- or herself into each character. Made me wonder which parts of Reuland surfaced in his protagonist, Andrew Giobberti.

Giobberti is working on a case involving a 14-year-old girl shot dead in her bed. Is it the older
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Alex Telander
Jan 23, 2011 Alex Telander rated it it was ok
The first novel from the Brooklyn assistant district attorney, Hollowpoint is about the murder of a fourteen year-old girl in the slums of Brooklyn. The question is who is the killer? The case is left to be solved by the main character (also an assistant district attorney) Andy Giobberti.

Though the language is somewhat lacking in structure, drive, and colorful imager, the book maintains the important issue of remaining realistic. That is what makes this book readable; the reader is constantly te
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Jul 01, 2007 Betsy rated it it was ok
I remember being pretty disappointed. Good if you have nothing else to do and you want a fast read.
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