Serpico



313 PagesSerpico

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 313 pages
  • Serpico
  • Peter Maas
  • English
  • 27 May 2019
  • 0055308244 Edition Language English Characters

10 thoughts on “Serpico

  1. says:

    graft grafht n the acquisition of money, gain, or advantage by dishonest, unfair, or illegal means, especially through the abuse of one s position or influence in politics, business, etc.I ve had a hard time concentrating on reading for a few months, otherwise it wouldn t have taken so long to finish this memoir Oddly enough, while trudging through it, I started watching the BBC series George Gently and the documentary series called Detectives. The former deals with police corruption in S graft grafht n the acquisition of money, gain, or advantage by dishonest, unfair, or illegal means, especially through the abuse of one s position or influence in politics, business, etc.I ve had a hard time concentrating on reading for a few months, otherwise it wouldn t have taken so long to finish this memoir Oddly enough, while trudging through it, I started watching the BBC series George Gently and th...

  2. says:

    Strange that I haven t written my review of this book before Oh well better late than never even five years later No point in re hashing the whole Frank Serpico legend again Except that Serpico comes across as very self righteous and with a bit of a martyr complex to boot, but I suspect that isn t unusual for whistle blowers Perhaps an individual who decides to take such a big risk needs to be that way because there is no guarantee that anyone will listen to them when it s taking place and Strange that I haven t written my review of this book before Oh well better late than never even five years later No point in re hashing the whole Frank Serpico legend again Except that Serpico comes across as very self righteous and with a bit of a martyr complex to boot, but I suspect that isn t unusual for whistle blowers Perhaps an individual who decides to take such a big risk needs to be that way because there is no guarantee that anyone will listen to th...

  3. says:

    The story of an honest cop who really wanted to protect and serve the people Truly awe inspiring

  4. says:

    I know the feeling that a person feels when he knows that he is not wanted in a particular place I live with corruption here in my country I is present in all the three arms of the government The people involved keep blaming each other, comparing among themselves the most corrupt institution The one thing that allows corruption to flourish in both the rich and poor countries is lack of political goodwill a...

  5. says:

    I picked up a few books from the 70 s that my parents were getting rid of and Serpico was the standout of the pick I remember the Al Pacino movie from my childhood and though it might be an interesting read I never realized how bad the corruption was in the NYPD, hadn t remembered that much from the movie but this story was a real eye opener I really feel for the officers that go into law enforcement wanting to do a good and decent job only to get dragged down into this type of corruption I I picked up a few books from the 70 s that my parents were getting rid of and Serpico was the standout of the pick I remember the Al Pacino movie from my childhood and though it might be an interesting read I never realized how bad the corruption was in the NYPD, hadn t remembered that much from the movie but this story was a real eye opener I really fe...

  6. says:

    It s not really written like a biography which it s supposed to be this islike fiction storytelling.Stick with the film done much better.

  7. says:

    Peter Maas was an American journalist and author born of Dutch and Irish ancestry in New York City, New York State USA on 27 June 1929 He died on 23 August 2001 Maas was educated at the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina Much of Maas s writing featured crime and policing In this book, Serpico, Maas wrote the biography of Frank Serpico who was a New York Police officer who witnessed and testified against corruption in the police service Various other biographies and autobi Peter Maas was an American journalist and author born of Dutch and Irish ancestry in New York City, New York State USA on 27 June 1929 He died on 23 August 2001 Maas was educated at the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina Much of Maas s writing featured crime and policing In this book, Serpico, Maas wrote the biography of Frank Serpico who was a New York Police officer who witnessed and testified against corruption in the police service Vario...

  8. says:

    I m sure this book massively influenced, or at least helped create the market for the epic, dark cop movies and television shows I love I don t care I would rather watch the French Connection or the entirety of The Sweeney overdubbed poorly into Belarusan six or seven times straight.The narration switches tense three times during the book without enough change in pace for the reader to realize it, fails pathetically in its attempts to make a cop into a counterculture, worldly playboy he has a I m sure this book massively influenced, or at least helped create the market for the epic, dark cop movies and television shows I love I don t care I would rather watch the French Connection or the entirety of The Sweeney overdubbed poorly into Belarusan six or seven times straight.The narration switches tense three times during the book without enough change in pace for the reader to realize it, fails pathetically in its attempts to make a cop into a counterculture, worldly playboy ...

  9. says:

    I have always been fascinated with police undercover work This is the book to read The Genesis of the undercover testament The book is by far better than the movie Although the movie was great in its own right it could not provide th...

  10. says:

    Wrote this review about May 2017.Updated it 12 Aug 2017Excellent book.Saw this old movie, based on the book, last night with my family I originally saw the movie, then read the book when they first came out when I was in college in the mid 70s The book and the movie are so good on the main corrupters of police politicians victimless crime laws gambling laws, Blue laws making businesses close on Sundays , prostitution, drug laws, etc The movie Wrote this review about May 2017.Updated it 12 Aug 2017Excellent book.Saw this old movie, based on the book, last night with my family I originally saw the movie, then read the book when they first came out when I was in college in the mid 70s The book and the movie are so good on the main corrup...

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