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The Choirboys

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Joseph Wambaugh

"You got balls like a elephant and a whang like a ox. . . ." "Her ass is so big she has to sit down in shifts" (this is one of the few out of the hundreds of gross remarks which you might find funny). . . . "How'd you like a shirt full of vomity squid" … see full wiki

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Author: Joseph Wambaugh
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Dell
2 reviews about The Choirboys
review by . August 28, 2010
As I write this THE CHOIRBOYS has become an icon, the predecessor of and model for so many police focused books to follow. Have no idea how many remember the way Joseph Wambaugh, a former LAPD detective sergeant, burst upon the literary scene first with The New Centurions, a story that shocked, thrilled, and shortly followed it with THE CHOIRBOYS, another eyebrow raising tale infused with authenticity.   Many of you may have read the book or seen the film based upon the book, but it's …
review by . January 15, 2010
By day, ten men patrol tough city streets as members of the Los Angeles Police Department. By night, they retire to a park outside their precinct for what they call "choir practice", which consists of massive drinking, occasional sex with police "groupies", and blocking out all the bile that collects in the front of their minds.    "The Choirboys" is perhaps Joseph Wambaugh's best known and highest regarded novel, and quite the sensation when published in 1975 for its arch take …
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