The Shooting Gallery by Joseph Trigoboff
A Detective Yablonsky Mystery

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In Joseph Trigoboff's debut novel The Bone Orchard, the world was introduced to Detective Alvin Yablonsky and the accolades were unanimous. The New York Times Book Review chose The Bone Orchard as one of the notable crime novels of the year, and the author was chosen for the "Discover Great New Writers Program." Now The Lyons Press is proud to publish The Shooting Gallery, Joseph Trigoboff's long awaited follow up.
When Detective Yablonsky is called upon to investigate the murder of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, he is drawn into the seedy underbelly of Manhattan's elite world of the rich and famous, and a hard-boiled world of corruption and murder. The climax takes place in the heart of the East Village, where Starbucks and drug-infested "shooting galleries" sit side by side. Lean, taut, and gripping at every turn, The Shooting Gallery is a return to form for one of America's premiere voices in mystery writing, one who acclaimed mystery writer Loren D. Estleman has said "redefined the police procedural for a new generation."

 

About Joseph Trigoboff

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Joseph Trigoboff is also the author of The Bone Orchard, and the novel Abu. Born and raised in East New York, he now makes his home with his family in Forest Hills, New York.
 
Published June 1, 2002 by The Lyons Press. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When the NYPD captain laments, “Why can’t the media concentrate on the honest 25% of the cops in my precinct?,” he’s talking about Detective First Class Alvin Yablonsky, who’s ending a long hiatus after his debut in The Bone Orchard (1990).

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In this entertaining thriller heavy on sociology and liberal '60s political sentiments, the redoubtable New York police detective Alvin Yablonsky is assigned to investigate the murder of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Skinny McPherson, a reporter for a left-wing newspaper, the Village Guardian.

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