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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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2004)

by Larry E Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorothy M Schulz, M. R. Haberfeld

Ed McBain's 87th Precinct debuted in 1956 with Cop Hater and remains one of the most popular police procedural series. The police procedural novel has proved adaptable. It has been used as a vehicle to depict police systems all over the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

adapted from an Ed McB ain “87th Precinct” novel, depicts a stark ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Novel (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock

Perhaps the longestlasting series has been the 87th Precinct novels by Ed McBain (the pseudonym of Evan Hunter). Set inafictitious New YorkCity thatis not named New York,thefirst novel was Cop Hater in1956. Writing directly for the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (2015)

by Chris Baldick

set in the offices of the 87th Precinct of the New York Police Department. Otherwise detective stories are divided ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels [2 volumes] (2010)

[Two Volumes] by M. Keith Booker

Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, in addition to narratives centered on the police or other crime-fighting agencies, such as Ed McBain's influential 87th Precinct novels, which treated a squad of policemen as a collective protagonist.

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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