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The Onion Field

This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.


This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one march night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field.

From the Paperback edition.

Customer Reviews

This is the real world

This not a happy book. It tells of a horrific event exasterbated by the justice system's total incompetence. Reading this book made me sad, mad, frustrated and made me dislike lawyers even more than I already do. During this emotional journey I suddenly realized that Joseph Wambaugh brought me here with his brilliance to show me a snapshot of the real world.

The Onion Field

Every police officer and family member should read this book! It tell our story when the s&$@ hits the fan on the streets. How we feel , why we dont talk about the evil things we have to see and deal with. Only a cop can explain our world to the masses.

The Onion Field
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: True Crime
  • Published: Mar 10, 1987
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 512 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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