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87th Precinct


  1. 87th Precinct is an American crime drama starring Robert Lansing, Gena Rowlands, and Ron Harper, which aired on NBC on Monday evenings during the 1961–1962 television season.
  2. "87th Precinct" a.k.a. "Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning": Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning is a 1995 drama film written by Mike Krohn and Dan Levine and directed by Bruce Paltrow.

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Google previewCrime Fiction (2005)

by John Scaggs

McBain's 87th Precinct is a precinct in the fictional city of Isola, whose name neatly evokes the sense of isolation and alienation that is characteristic of ...

Google previewAll Roads Lead to the American City (2007)

by Peter Swirski

With New York as the representative cityscape, the 87th Precinct is an anatomy of the environmental niche overrun by more than 80 percent of all North Americans. Inhabited by millions, preyed upon by thousands, immortalized in prose from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction (2016)

Works and Authors of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Since 1967 by Mitzi M. Brunsdale

Multiple characters carry on highly detailed and often violent police work in McBain's 87th Precinct novels, investigating diverse criminal activities and settings within the precinct's geographical boundaries. This allows the author to employ ...

Google previewMystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction Vol.1 (1860-1979) (2009)

by Colleen Barnett

Eileen Burke Author: EdMcBain, pseudonym for Evan Hunter Although McBain created a multi-ethnic 87th Precinct, Eileen Burke, the only female police officer in the ensemble, received limited coverage. Detective Second Grade Eileen Burke, ...

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