Deadly Times. Fire and Police Book


SKU: BK-FP-DT Categories: ,


Deadly Times.  By: Lew Irwin.  The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times and America’s forgotten decade of Terror is a book about the big social issues that divided the public.  There were shocking explosions, firesy gripped the city  by a serial bomber patiently awaiting his next deadly attack.  All of this over 100 years ago and once called ‘the crime of the century.   Great police  detective work and riveting  courtroom drama. A thoroughly engaging and well-researched account by author, Lew Irwin, a Los Angeles television anchorman and host of various television and radio shows.  This is a remarkable and gripping ‘playback’ of USA’s violent anarchistic era that culminated in the bombing of the Times, killing 20 of its workers, and attempted assassination of the ancestors who ran the newspaper.  The intricate plot and characters of this Union vs. Management conflict comes to life in this most fascinating and ‘can’t-put-down’ book. A book all firefighters, police officers should read.  Hardbound. Pages 354.  Book measures approximately 6 inches wide X 9 ¼ inches high.