Friday, April 21, 2017

McBain Break

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4 Comments:

At 1:19 PM, Anonymous Wally Bock said...

Simply the best writer of police procedurals.

 
At 1:41 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Wally,

That's true. No contest.

Michael

 
At 2:51 PM, Anonymous Wally Bock said...

Just a couple of more comments. My Uncle Johnny was an old time city cop who retired as a homicide detective. I often asked him about details in the 87th Precinct series and McBain always had them right.

It's also worth remembering that the same man that wrote those great 87th Precinct books also wrote the scripts for Strangers When We Meet and The Birds. One of my writing heroes.

 
At 4:54 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

McBain was a master. He should have been much better known.

Michael

 

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