EBOOK I Am Not a Cop! A Novel

  • Hardcover
  • 260
  • I Am Not a Cop! A Novel
  • Richard Belzer
  • English
  • 24 March 2020
  • 9781416570660

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Free download ☆ I Am Not a Cop! A Novel 102 Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Richard Belzer Richard Belzer ´ 2 Review In this captivating often hilarious debut mystery one of the great comedians of our time blends fact with fictio. When I picked this book up at a yard sale I thought it might be a fun biography of a terrific actor and comic I missed two words on the cover A Novel After spending the first two chapters wondering why Richard Belzer was chasing the Russian Mafia I noticed those two words Okay so I was wrong I ll treat it as a novel and see what happens I kept reading and wondering where the book was going Before I knew it I was finished and still was unsure why I had continued reading it all the way to the end It s an amusing story but somehow unsatisfying You never really get a look into Belzer s TV world you never really get a meaty mystery and so many plot points were left unanswered Just one of those books that comes along that when you get to the end you wonder what you read it for

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Free download ☆ I Am Not a Cop! A Novel 102 Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Richard Belzer Richard Belzer ´ 2 Review Know how and comedic timing in eual measure to solve the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a trusted frie. Richard Belzer has many accomplishments He is a famous actor comedian producer and author and his portrayal of Detective John Munch has spanned six network TV shows He s a regular on the Howard Stern Show and is loved by fans all over the globe Still there s one thing you should knowHe is not a cop I Am Not a Cop abbreviated from here after as IANAC is a fictional account written by Belzer as he is dragged into a bizarre investigation following the disappearance of his friend Rudy Markovich Rudy is a medical examiner with a long storied career in New York and he is coming close to retirement When he meets with Belzer something is clearly bugging him but he refuses to discuss it Instead he tells Belzer to meet him at Madison Suare Garden the following night to attend a championship fight between the latest contender and the Ukranian champion Rudy s friend AlexiRudy gets jumped in an alley as he and Belzer are exiting their dinner and the non cop dishes out some martial arts to save his buddy s hide Rudy still won t talk about what s on his mind but promises an explanation the following night Naturally he doesn t show for the fight and Belzer attempts to get some answers from Detective Max Kaminsky of the NYPD He comes up empty in that effort Belzer knows the police aren t going to really pursue Rudy s disappearance with any dedication and he decides he had best do a little snooping aroundTo complicate things one of the Associate Producers gets wind of Belzer s brawl in the alley and assigns him a personal assistant to keep him out of trouble Belzer is partnered with the young sassy and talented Kalisha Kali Carter The studio s effort backfires as Kali soon displays an appetite for fact finding as deep as Belzer s When Belzer opens an envelope with a puzzle on it and Rudy s ticket to the boxing match he knows he has a trail to follow and his cop like instincts might be the only thing that saves his missing friend s lifeBelzer and Kali soon find themselves navigating a web of Russian mobsters goons sleazy private investigators arrogant cops super fans smugglers and Rudy s desperate family Belzer has to juggle the case with his shooting schedule for the hit TV show he never mentions by name and his martial arts training which results in many of the funniest lines in the book The story winds and twists with all the fever you d expect from the author of UFO s JFK and Elvis Conspiracies Don t Have to be Crazy to Believe Belzer s on stage and on camera persona is very much on display in this novel He s sardonic sarcastic and snarky He has trouble controlling his attitude even when it kicks him from the frying pan to the fire He freuently references classic pop culture including Casablanca Fibber McGee Molly and John Wayne He also reveals himself to be a big fan of mystery and noir writers like Raymond Chandler Dashiell Hammet Oscar Wilde and yes Lenny Bruce It s his first foray into outright fiction and the flare he injects into Det Munch is very evident from the book s first pages IANAC is humorous and carries a good deal of puzzle solving in its story Belzer s account of the Rudy Malkovich disappearance is every bit as ground in reality as Bruce Campbell helping Richard Gere get his groove back in his book Make Love The Bruce Campbell Way Still it s entertaining especially if you re a fan of pop culture crime noir and sarcasm Belzer has a distinct delivery and it s heard loud and clear on the pages of I Am Not a Cop

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Free download ☆ I Am Not a Cop! A Novel 102 Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Richard Belzer Richard Belzer ´ 2 Review N as Richard Belzer's Law Order Detective persona comes to life on the page when our hero employs investigative. I was very surprised how good the book was Especially considering it was Belzer s first fiction book and his background was as an actor rather than anything vaguely to do with being a fiction writer Yes he has written a couple of non fictiion works but fiction and non fiction have little to do with each other He has put himself as the main character in the book doing something in fiction that he never did in real life His good friend Rudy has disappeared and he tries to use the skills of his character Detective Munch from Law Order SUV s to find him Seduced by Mr Right employs investigative. I was very surprised how good the book was Especially considering it was Belzer s first fiction book and his background was as an actor rather than anything vaguely to do with being a fiction writer Yes he has written a couple of non fictiion works but fiction and non fiction have little to do with Back to McGuffey's each other He has put himself as the main character in the book doing something in fiction that he never did in real life His good friend Rudy has disappeared and he tries to use the skills of his character Detective Munch from Law Order SUV s to find him