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2.78  ·  Rating details ·  86 ratings  ·  13 reviews
There was a time when Assistant District Attorney Andrew Giobberti pursued his job with vigor and a certain glee. He sent hundreds of perps upstate and commanded the respect of the tough Brooklyn cops whose investigations he steered. Now he mostly thinks about his next drink and the girl he can persuade to share it with him. A hand has reached into his chest and removed so ...more
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Published June 10th 2004 by Brilliance Audio (first published February 29th 2000)
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Eileen M
Typical crime novel with the main character being a drinking, womanizing sad sack. The plot and ending were so-so. However, I liked the writer's style in telling the story.
May 01, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

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
Alex Telander
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
Apr 19, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Este es uno de esos libros a los que no les veo el punto de escribirlos.No hay nada que me guste de la historia, creo que es un desastre de principio a fin.

Primero, su protagonista no merece ser el protagonista, yo entiendo que tiene depresión,pero es aburrido leer sobre un personaje que no hace nada. Se supone que esta investigando un asesinato,pero como esta en medio de una depresión no hace su trabajo, todo el libro es el quejándose por algo mientras todo los demás personajes hacen el trabajo
Jan 20, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of the original "Law & Order." People who love Chandler.
Recommended to Robert by: Robert Reuland
(In the interest of full disclosure Reuland is a friend. ) A great story that transcend the police procedural/legal thriller genre. Reuland's hero/antihero, Andrew Giobberti is prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York is barely intact—under assault by terrible personal loss, guilt, and the everyday horrors of the Brooklyn that doesn't exist in the Times, in the imagination of the "hipsters"in Williamsburg, and is simply an unpleasant truth for all those who could no longer afford fabulous Manhattan and ...more
Aug 10, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Discruntled and disenchanted Brooklyn Assistant DA investigates the murder of 14 year old girl from the projects who was shot while her mother and sister were both home; except they didn't see anyone enter or leave the apartment. In the midst of the investigation, the ADA has to deal with his own shortcomings and personal demons.
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!
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Jack Heath
Synopsis: Brooklyn prosecutor Andrew Giobberti still feels the loss of his daughter. A case of murder of a young girl changes everything.
Jul 01, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I remember being pretty disappointed. Good if you have nothing else to do and you want a fast read.
T. Leo
Nov 01, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book started out bad and never got any better.
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