The Big Policeman: The Rise and Fall of America's First, Most Ruthless, and Greatest Detective (Paperback)

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A story bursting with murder, mayhem, and intrigue--the astonishing career of Thomas Byrnes, the 19th Century New York City detective who closed the city's most notorious murders and robberies and became one of the most celebrated detectives in American history. The second in the New York City Gilded Age Crime Trilogy by J. North Conway.

About the Author


J. North Conway is the author of King of Heists: The Sensational Bank Robbery of 1878 That Shocked America and the upcoming Bag of Bones: The Sensational Grave Robbery of the Merchant Prince of Manhattan; in addition to seven other nonfiction books. He has been a daily newspaper reporter and editor, and a columnist and feature writer for the Providence Journal and Bostonia, the alumni publication of Boston University. He has worked as an editor/writer for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the second oldest international learned society in the country. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth and Bristol Community College in Fall River, Massachusetts. He previously taught at Boston University, Northeastern University, and Fisher College. He lives in Assonet, Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781493040551
ISBN-10: 1493040553
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2019
Pages: 344
Language: English