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Fallen Copper

Chap Riese

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ISBN 10: 0595333044 / ISBN 13: 9780595333042
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228 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.Fallen Copper is a mystery thriller based on case history files from the San Francisco Police Department. In this 1950s who-dunnit, in a city racked with scandal and corruption, Patrolman Frank Ahern becomes Chief of Police and a rookie cop takes the fall for political expediency. The mystery is built around an apparent suicide in a hotel room. The room is double-locked from the inside. A large sum of embezzled money is missing. Was there a crime A murder Fallen Copper opens with the outbreak of WWII and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Miles Manners military duty in Japan and his affair with the lovely Tamiko-san end with his induction into the San Francisco Police Department. The cast of characters includes Officer Miles Manner, Phyllis his former lover, a hotel general manager, a house dick, a crafty police inspector, the President of Union Oil, and a multitude of cops and robbers. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595333042

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Title: Fallen Copper

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Fallen Copper is a mystery thriller based on case history files from the San Francisco Police Department. In this 1950's who-dunnit, in a city racked with scandal and corruption, Patrolman Frank Ahern becomes Chief of Police and a rookie cop takes the fall for political expediency.The mystery is built around an apparent suicide in a hotel room. The room is double-locked from the inside. A large sum of embezzled money is missing. Was there a crime? A murder? Fallen Copper opens with the outbreak of WWII and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Miles Manner's military duty in Japan and his affair with the lovely Tamiko-san end with his induction into the San Francisco Police Department. The cast of characters includes Officer Miles Manner, Phyllis his former lover, a hotel general manager, a house dick, a crafty police inspector, the President of Union Oil, and a multitude of cops and robbers.

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Chap Riese wrote sports for Pacific Far East Stars & Stripes in Japan, followed by 25 years with the San Francisco Police Department. He then became Director of Security for Four Seasons Hotels. A graduate of Notre Dame and Lincoln University Law School, he currently resides with his family in Napa, California.

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