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Der gute Bulle : Supercop Isaac Sidel von der Lower East Side ; Kriminalroman (Isaac Sidel #5)

4.07 of 5 stars 4.07  ·  rating details  ·  27 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Police commissioner Isaac Sidel struggles to keep the New York Police Department from shatteringWhen he was the police commissioner's first deputy, Isaac Sidel was one of the most powerful men in New York. But now that he's been promoted to the top job, there's nothing for Sidel to do but stare at his desk and feed the tapeworm that's attached to his stomach. The Justice D ...more
Published (first published July 1st 1990)
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Jan C
Sep 04, 2009 Jan C rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who like to read about corruption
Shelves: mystery, ny, police
Not sure why I finished this book. I didn't particularly like it. But I kept reading anyway. So I guess it maintained my interest to an extent.

I think I was kind of repulsed by the extent of corruption on just about every level.

The police commissioner of New York is not exactly corrupt but he hangs around with a lot of mobsters. We had a chief of police in Chicago had to resign because he knew a guy with the Outfit. Against the rules. Does New York have no rules? So I had a little difficulty on
Lenore Riegel
My favorite of all the Sidel books - equally fun for readers of both sexes. This is the one that was made into a TV movie starring Ron Silver.
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Okay book; another time killer.
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Jerome Charyn has been teaching film for the past fourteen years at the American University of Paris. His novel, The Green Lantern, was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and he has also received the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In Charyn's forthcoming book, I Am Abraham: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War, Lincoln himself narrates the story that deftly blend ...more
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