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Soul of a Cop
Paul Ragonese
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Soul of a Cop

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The most decorated cop in New York City describes his experiences out on his beat, encountering killers, drug dealers, and others and putting his life on the line. Reprint.
Published December 7th 1992 by St. Martin's Press (first published October 1991)
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Rebecca McNutt
This book gives readers an incredible view of what investigating crime in a big city is like, from the streets to the courts.
Oct 13, 2012 Lynli rated it it was amazing
This book is a must read for anyone with a family member in law enforcement. It would also be good for someone considering a career in law enforcement. Very well written and insightful.
Feb 26, 2008 Phyllis rated it it was amazing
Great true life story. Kept me interested all the way to the end.
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Oct 05, 2016 Alyce Rocco rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: memoirs
Amazing that Paul Ragonese and partners were able to arrest armed robbers without killing any suspects.
Henry Leaman
Mar 28, 2016 Henry Leaman rated it really liked it
Pro: Entertaining police stories, family narrative weaved in, incredibly well written lifestory set in gritty post 80's New York City.
Con: Book tends to act as a collection of stories, broken up by a few personal life moments.
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May 18, 2013 Craig Gaydas rated it it was amazing
I grew up in a law enforcement family. The book hit true to home on a lot of points and gives the reader the inside workings of the NYPD.
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