A Cop's Life: Philadelphia, 1953-1983

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Christmas, 1953: While the rest of Philadelphia sings Jingle Bells, Thomas Grubb gets his first taste of a cops life. Before he cashes his first paycheck he encounters: a man gutted by a knife-wielding mugger; a fighting-mad mental case intent on destroying a hospital emergency room; the hushed-up shooting death of an undercover cop.That first week is nothing compared to what lies ahead.Working as a street cop, an undercover officer, a detective and finally gang control, Grubb will spend the next thirty years going toe-to-toe with all the fast-changing and sometimes violent events that have rocked American society.A Cops Life: The remarkable story of a truly remarkable man.

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A thirty-year veteran of the Philadelphia police, Thomas Grubb worked everything from undercover narcotics to gang control. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Cassie.Allan Cole is a best-selling author, screenwriter and former prize-winning newsman. He lives in Boca Raton, Fl. with his wife, Kathryn.

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