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Product NameNickel And Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Width16.13 inches    (convert)
Height207.01 inches    (convert)
Length5.43 inches    (convert)
Weight8.8 ounces    (convert)
AuthorBarbara Ehrenreich
Page Count256
Long DescriptionBo Nichols and Jimmy Dymes were NYPD cops. They were cops when a cop walked a beat and the call boxes were miles apart. They were cops when cops struck a the sidewalk with a night stick to communicate with each other in the early morning hours when the city was still. They were cops when the beat cop WAS "The Long Arm of the Law". The served through the transitions. They found themselves riding in the patrol cars that replaced the beat cop and squad car. They found themselves turning in thier old .38 service revolvers for the new .9 mm autos and questioned the advisabilty of the change. They saw NYPD lose touch with the community. They saw the institution of "Community Policing", the reinstatement of beat cops. They struggled with the pluses and minusesd of afirmative action. They laughed at "Political Correctness". Then they retired. They founded the Aegis Security Agency and hired ex cops like themselves. They also hired kids who wanted to become cops and needed work while they were pursueinging thier criminal justice studies. They hired women and minorities whose horizons were expanding, a host of characters who relive the old stories and write new ones. That's when our story begins.
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