Busted : a tale of corruption and betrayal in the city of brotherly love
(Audiobook CD)

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[Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. :, [2014].
ISBN
9781481516006, 1481516000, 9781481516013, 1481516019
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Bensenville Community Public Library District - Adult Book On CD Non-Fiction364.1323 RUD (AUDIO-CD)On Shelf
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Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
6 audio discs (7 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English

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Compact discs.
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"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
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Read by Rachel Fulginiti.
Description
In 2003 Benny Martinez became a confidential informant for a member of the Philadelphia Police Department's narcotics squad, helping arrest nearly two hundred drug and gun dealers over seven years. But that success masked a dark and dangerous reality: the cops were as corrupt as the criminals they targeted. In addition to fabricating busts, the squad systematically looted mom-and-pop stores, terrorizing hardworking immigrant owners. One squad member also sexually assaulted three women during raids. Frightened for his life, Martinez turned to Philadelphia Daily News reporters Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker. Busted chronicles how these two journalists--both middle-class working mothers--formed an unlikely bond with a convicted street dealer to uncover the secrets of ruthless kingpins and dirty cops. Professionals in an industry shrinking from severe financial cutbacks, Ruderman and Laker had few resources--besides their own grit and tenacity--to break a dangerous, complex story that would expose the rotten underbelly of a modern American city and earn them a Pulitzer Prize. A page-turning thriller based on superb reportage, Busted is modern true crime at its finest.
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AUDIOBOOK CD
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ruderman, W., Laker, B., & Fulginiti, R. (2014). Busted: a tale of corruption and betrayal in the city of brotherly love. Unabridged. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ruderman, Wendy, Barbara, Laker and Rachel, Fulginiti. 2014. Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ruderman, Wendy, Barbara, Laker and Rachel, Fulginiti, Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ruderman, Wendy,, Barbara Laker, and Rachel Fulginiti. Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love. Unabridged. [Ashland, Oregon]: Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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