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Crime Beat by Michael Connelly
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bookshelves: non-fiction, crime-thriller
Read from October 23 to 25, 2010

I'm a fan of Connelly's fiction work so I thought I would give this a try. Is a collection of his articles as a crime reporter both in Florida and at the LA Times. Those familiar with his novels will easily see where he got a lot of his later fiction ideas from. Most of these nonfiction stories are good but a lot of the who/what/when/where of various crimes are repeated every few pages due to these being newspaper articles with their later follow-ups and conclusions. That gets old fast but the stories are interesting nonetheless. Good but not great.
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