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Violent ward.

Len Deighton

Violent ward.

by Len Deighton

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English


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Pagination361p. ;
Number of Pages361
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Open LibraryOL20049899M
ISBN 100007652038

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Violent Ward - Plot summary. Deighton’s first novel set solely in Los Angeles - perhaps reflecting the fact that he had been living there for a number of years by this time - this is a classic thriller about an LA criminal lawyer Mickey Murphy, someone who appears at first hand to be as seedy as they come, who gets caught up in a murder after helping out an old flame Ingrid Petrovich.   Ward began his research in by meeting with five active members of the gang in Los Angeles. Subsequently, two of these gang members died from gang violence, one recovered from crack addiction, and another is serving life in prison. Those first connections led Ward into the hard, fast life of hardcore gangsters.


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