THE ONION FIELD (A CONTACT BOOK)

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Hollywood. Saturday night. A broken taillight leads to a routine traffic stop. It shouldn’t have changed the lives of the four men involved, but it did. The Onion Field is the frighteningly true story of a fatal collision of destinies that would lead two young cops and two young robbers to a deserted field on the outskirts of Los Angeles, towards a bizarre execution and its terrible aftermath. "A distinguished 'factual novel.'A fascinating account of a double tragedy: one physical, the other psychological."-Truman Capote

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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.

"A complex story of tragic proportions... more ambitious than In Cold Blood and equally compelling!" -- The New York Times

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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.

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Book Description Time Warner Paperbacks. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 428 pages. This, the author's third novel, is a fictional recreation of the cop-murder which led to California's longest criminal trial: seven years and 45,000 pages of manuscript. Bookseller Inventory # 7324

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