Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Probation/Parole Officer Novels

Date: 21 Jan 2006

In a message dated 1/20/06 2:04:13 PM, writes:

> The two main characters in George Pelecanos's DRAMA
> CITY are a female DC parole officer and her client.
> Dennis E. Bolan is a federal parole officer in Canada.
> His novel STUPID CRIMES fictionalizes his
> experiences.
> Nancy Taylor Rosenberg has written at least three
> novels featuring Southern California probation
> ANGELS OF ANGUISH by Sherri L. Board is about a female
> juvenile probation officer looking into the murder of
> her own son.
> I could be wrong about this, but it seems to me that
> one of William Campbell Gault's stand-alone novels
> (DON'T CRY FOR ME perhaps) also features a juvenile
> probation officer as its protagonist.

I'm away from my bookshelf, but I believe the female protagonist in Elmore Leonard's Maximum Bob is a P.O., isn't she?

John Lau

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