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Homicide, A Year on the Killing Streets
You've probably seen the critically acclaimed television show that is based on Simon's book. A reporter for the Baltimore Sun, Simon took a year off to follow a shift of the Baltimore PD's homicide unit around the clock. The result is a riveting book that easily gave life to a riveting TV show, evidenced by the fact that many of the show's storylines are taken straight from the text.