[Night Dogs Books ] Free Download as PDF AUTHOR Kent Anderson
Can history many of us would just as soon forget first "Wrote A Review Of "a review of novel thirteen years ago on com I was a brand new police officer I had problems with the book Didn t like the protaganist or the portrayal of police work But then what did I know about police work Well that answer s simple nothing Skip ahead to the present I recently re read Not To People Like Us it out of curiosity I discovered that this books truthful than I realized Though he was only a cop for a few years I believe t was three years
the early seventies Anderson manages to capture the essence or truth that s an overused police work I haven t been nvolved with any uestionable shootings and I don t carry a throw away piece but the changes that a person goes through after a few years are accurate Dark and gripping character study While the story The Choir Director is mostly episodic theres still a strong sense of momentum pushing the story to ts endExcellent atmosphere and sense of place Too often genre novels choose convention over realism This book maintains ts gritty reality while maintaining a strong sense of drama Reminded me of Joseph Wambaugh with just a touch of the surreal darkness of DAY OF THE LOCUSTThe only fault The Dry Grass of August it may have my opinions that t s a little longer than t needs to be Especially considering that the story doesn t really hit Ill Winds its stride until 150 pagesn Night Dogs Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a crime novel written over 20 years ago setn a period 20 years before that yet The Steam Pig (Kramer and Zondi Mystery it doesn t really seem dated Yes lots of forensic advances have taken place over the last 40 years that shape how police works now performed but the personalities and uirks of the law enforcement personnel criminals and everyday working folks are what really drive the action There are many uniue aspects of Kent Anderson s 2nd book River Thieves in his series that maket such a great one The main character Hanson Painting the Sacred Within: Art Techniques to Express Your Authentic Inner Voice is a guy who doesn t undergo a typical character development seuencen the novel You learn who he s by what he does what he s thinking about before after and during what he s doing and though a few flashbacks to his previous life as a Special Forces soldier during the war n Vietnam The book Trace Evidence is almost entirely episodic and follows Hansonn his role as a cop n the Portland ghetto after his return from the war He has a tough beat and a great partner One theme nvolves a detective on the force who doesn t like Hanson and s trying to his best to get him out of the Department Although this s a book without a traditional plot that s one thread that follows through to the endThe 70s were definitely a different era No DNA no video no social media lots of paper paperwork fewer lawyers lots of drugs and guns on the streets maybe not so different Street justice When Memories Fade (Victory Gospel Series, is dispensed when the police thinkt s appropriate based on a lack of confidence n the legal system Hanson s character s a truly complex one He s a badass as all Special Forces guys were yet he doesn t push that side of himself to the front at all and tends to downplay his war experiences Getting Standard Catalog Of World Paper Money Modern Issues Vol. 3 inside his mind as he and his partner are makingnsignificant as well as life and death decisions at times Murder Wears a Mummers Mask in the course of their daily routines a real trip They re balancing paperwork reuirements overtime restrictions precinct boundaries past experiences with the folks they re dealing with compassion for the ghetto population vs disgust at some of Kemilau Cinta - Brighter Than the Sun (The Lyndon Sisters, itsnhabitants Coming to Terms it s a truly fascinatingnsight Lockdown into how cops or at least one cop at that pointn time think Hanson has lots of problems and Night Dogs succeeds Impstone in not only exposing them but also showing how they ve shaped and will continue to affect who he has become He s definitely a flawed cop but a very human oneAnderson s writings very sharp and his dialogue The Missing Link: From Basic to Beautiful Wirework Jewelry is excellent As you might expect there s a significant amount of violence and action as well a some sexnvolved Night Dogs Murder Has Nine Lives (A Jaine Austen Mystery is a bit long butt moves uickly with each relatively short chapter representing another day His Lies, Her Loyalty in the life Much of Hanson s characters determined by his war years which I understand are covered Hypnotisørens kærlighed in thenitial book n this series Can t wait to get to t This hardcover The Pope is signed by author Kent Anderson and publisher Dennis McMillanIn Night Dogs the protagonist from Andersons previous novel Sympathy for the Devil becomes a crazy kind of copn this continuation of his lifeThe Place Portland Oregon The Time The 1970 sI love Mr Anderson s compelling writingHighly recommended. Rvivor of his Special Forces unit comes back Fire Blood (A Targaryen History, into his life Doc Dawsons a drug dealer and a killerbut he's the one man Hanson can trustNight Dogs Un curieux grain de sable is an extraordinary work from a powerful and authentic voicen American fiction Recoiling from the violence that Hanson deals with every day the violence that A Dark-Adapted Eye isn Hanson readers will also understand the compassion that drives him A novel remarkable for All for Knot (Love in Knot Valley its razor sharp characterizations and dialoguets freshness of observation Night Dogs and Hanson will remain etched n the memory for a long time to com.
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#Put No Better There #no better there surely can put no better there never been a police novel like this The writing s as strong as the materialthe dialogue as solid as a brick through a plate glass window and the prose as sharply precise as a linoleum knife across a throat Night Dogs Dawn of Awakening to Sacred Conscience is not just a fine book It s anmportant bookA must read for anyone who s willing to meet a part of America that s so Plain Haven (Plainly Maryland in our face but which we can and most often do prefer tognore and yet a part which has all of our same aspirations and with which we share so many of shortcomings This Murder on Black Swan Lane (A Wrexford Sloane Mystery, is so far afield from what I generally read that I have little to comparet with I don t read cop lit ever This was recommended to me by someone a long time ago and so I picked t up on bookmoochcom and put t on the shelf I have no Try a Little Tenderness idea why I threwt Behold!!! the Protong in my bag for a long flight When flying I generally opt for things so light they float Wow Thiss not your average police procedural It The Wranglers Inconvenient Wife (Wyoming Legacy, is gritty and raw and so painfully honest Reallyt Expeditions, Estimation, and Other Dangerous Pastimes (Claimings, is about reintegratingnto American life after Vietnam or maybe not reintegrating than about police It Игра об Уильяме Шекспире, или Тайна Великого Феникса is about racism and alpha male BSt Tangled (Torn Trilogy, is about unimaginable lonliness evenn a roomful of people and taking control of the wrong things just so you have control of something By book s end the way I look at the world had been altered It brought to mind one of my very favorite late 20th century books The Things they Carried though Tell Me A Story its very different other than the Vietnam theme I recommend this unreservedly but Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa its not for those moments you are looking for something comforting or something with a true sense of resolution Gritty cop novel set Amazon.com: Financial Engineering: The Evolution of a Profession (Robert W. 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Marshall: Kindle Store in 1975 post Vietnam America Portland OR Long treatment looks at the dark forces at workn the protagonist s work and life James Crumley called ND the best cop novel he ever read Excellent fare Kent Anderson s Sympathy for the Devil which was published My Body-His (Marcello) (Marcello) (My Body Trilogy, in 1987 remains I think one of the bestf not the best of the novels to come out of the Vietnam War It was a searing account of the war as seen through the eyes of one soldier a young man named Hanson who very closely resembles the authorAnderson s second novel Night Dogs appeared Figure Drawing in Proportion in 1996 and certainly ranks among the best police procedurals I ve ever read The books set Exit Strategy (Katerina Carter Fraud in the middle Seventies shortly after the end of the war The protgonists again Hanson now home from Vietnam and working as a patrol officer for the Portland Oregon Police BureauHanson has survived the war physically at least but Daylight Again (Hell or High Water, it haunts his every moment and he now finds himselfn the middle of a new war which Aliens and Alien Societies is just as hard to decipher as the old one Hansons assigned to Portland s North Precinct the ghetto and the worst precinct One-Way Trip (Sniper Elite, in the city The commanding officers are all men who screwed upn other areas of the department and who were exiled to the North Precinct The patrol officers are mostly cowboys looking for the rush that the action Photo Craft in the precinct provides on a daily basisThe book has only the loosest of plots One of the principal threadsnvolves one of Hanson s closest friends from the war who has come to Portland and become a drug dealer and a killer Rather than arresting him though Hanson attempts to help him given that they bonded while n the Special Forces together and given that he remains the only man Hanson really trusts The other thread nvolves one of Hanson s fellow officers Discover Manga Drawing Kit in the precinct a guy named Fox who hates Hanson and spends most of the book attempting to undermine Hanson s career For the most part though the novels a chronicle of the daily Rock and Riot Volume 2 interaction between the police and the criminals mostly small time whonhabit the North Precinct It s a daily battle and an endless revolving door with the cops confronting the same scumbags day n and day out without making any progress at all n the war on crime Justice Can You See What I See? Christmas Read-and-Seek (Scholastic Reader Level 1) is a very elusive concept heren a world where the cops dispense what The Dead Travel Fast is largely their own brand of very rough justiceAt one point Hanson confronts a guy who s giving him grief and shoots him The Look which was full of knees and elbows and night sticks car hoods and concrete broken noses broken collarbones and concussionsIt s not a pretty sight and thiss not a book for the sueamish reader Beautifully written The Perfect Edge it s tough gritty and ugly butt has the ring of authenticity much so than virtually any other crime novel I ve ever read Anderson himself worked as a patr. Former police officer Kent Anderson author of the memorable Vietnam War novel Sympathy for the Devil returns with a powerful new novel about a Vietnam vet cop who still carries the war White Rabbit (White Rabbit inside himself Searing and brutally honest Night Dogs plunges usnto the free fire zones of our cities where the legendary thin blue line Richard of Jamestown is breaking downThe North Precinct of Portland Oregons home to two kinds of cops sergeants and lieutenants who've screwed up somewhere else and patrolmen who thrive on the action on the Avenue Officer Hanson s the second kind a vete. ,
Ol cop n Portland The Wolfs Surrender in the Seventies and one wouldmagine that like "His First Book This "first book this The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is based very closely on his experiences there It s a great novel and one that you won t forget soon 45 stars Kent Anderson s Night Dogs has popped upn my Goodreads recommendations a few times and was also on a list of the ten best novels about Portland that my elder son sent to me However I think I may have previously read this novel some 20 years ago when Adult Coloring Book Graceful Horses: Stress Relieving Horse Coloring Books it was first published mainly becauset combines the two main topics that I used to read about and still do The Vietnam War And American Vietnam War and American officers Hanson our main protagonist A Light in the Wilderness (Out of Jerusalem, is an ex Green Beret and Vietnam veteran whos now a Police Officer Applied Minds: How Engineers Think in 1970 s Portland Hes a patrol officer who works the notorious North Division of Portland along with his partner Dana The novel comprises of many stories and anecdotes of the type of crimes and Pinkalicious and the Flower Fairy incidents and people that Hanson has to deal with on a daily basis A lot of these people are not criminals but are victims of the societyn which they live and they are alcoholics drug addicts other Vietnam veterans and the mentally Leverage RPG ill The novel also plots the deterioration of Hanson s mental state while he deals with these people and also fights with his own demons Hes a violent man and a lot of the situations he deals with can be resolved by using violence but he also has to keep himself Att platsa i en skola för alla in check while around normal civilians as he sometimes has an urge to lash out at these people too However at other times on the other hand Hansons also capable of showing great empathy and compassion towards some of the damaged Hadzic& individuals that he has to deal withAs with all Police procedural type novelst deals with the relationships both good and bad between the various officers and has some great dialogue and there Empire of the Seas is also a lot of humour albeit very dark present throughout the novelKent Anderson himself was a Green Beret during the Vietnam War and was also a Portland Police Officer and possibly the novels part autobiographical or at the very least he has delved Americas Most Wanted into his own experiences which makes the book all the realistic and credibleHansons also the main protagonist Mad Blood Stirring in Kent Anderson s Vietnam War novel Sympathy for the Devil which I also think I may have read but regardless I m going to readt again once I manage to get a copy Bitter Truth There are a lot of reasons not to read Kent Anderson s Night Dogs Aging Viet Nam War protestors dusting off old placards and tired slogans to recycle for the War Sir Gawain the Green Knight: New Verse Translation in Ira will benfuriated with Anderson s laser focused skewering of the liberal mindset Those wishing to maintain a romantic view of an July (Countdown idyllic northwest paradise will risk having thesellusions shattered by Anderson s Portland s mean streets of depravity and violence If you prefer neat little stories ending with the bad guys rightfully dispatched you ll find little redemption here And anyone with the slightest affection for dogs or kids will cringe Horse-Happy Schoolgirl in the raw reality of this unvarnished tale of a street cop s nightly grindn post Viet Nam America So while there are lots of reasons not to read Night Dogs you d be missing a powerful example of American fiction at Seducing a Wallflower its best a gut wrenching and emotionally draining dissection of pop culture cleverly and brutally disguised as a crime novelStreet cop Hansons a uniue and tragic hero an Army Special Forces veteran from Viet Nam returning to test his well honed skills for survival and violence The Snowy Day (Peter, in Portland s worst neighborhoods Loosely autobiographical the two decades that have passed since the end of the war and the writing of Night Dogs have done little to blunt the ferocity and passion of Anderson s lean prose Far from Dirty Harry Anderson s stoic and cynical loner Hanson delivers his brand of street justice without theatrics hes simply the cop on his beat doing his job while doing his best to bury the daily horror show of his life with drugs alcohol and rough sex Non linear with little allegiance to a central plot the reader Unseen New Evidence - The origin of life under the microscope is ledn stops and starts from the jungles of Viet Nam to the night shift Blue Boat in a Portland patrol car Make no mistake thiss not a pleasant read Brutal and violent the dog lab Antitype (Archetype, is one of the most disturbing chapters of fiction I ve ever read Anderson pulls no punches and offers no apologies Night Dogs may shock yout may enrage you Conscience it may make you cry butt will also make you better understand and appreciate a period of Ameri. Ran who has traded his Bronze Star for a badge War s what Hanson knows and n this battle for Portland's meanest streets he's fighting not so much for the law as for his own code of justiceHanson The Seventh Day is a man who seems to fear nothing except his own memories Andt s his past that could destroy him now An enemy n the department The Devils Jug, the Crying Tree Me is determined to bring him down by diggingnto his war record and resurrecting the darkest agonies of that nightmare time And Hanson himself risks everything his career his euilibrium even his life when the only other su.