Uncle Janice: a novel
|Grouped Work ID||ef23b60f-352d-c47e-ee18-e69ce8310e64|
|Grouping Title||uncle janice|
|Grouping Author||burgess matt|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-15 22:45:21PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-15 23:36:19PM|
|available_at_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Richland Park, Southeast|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction, Richland Park - Adult Audiobook, Southeast - Adult Fiction|
Twenty-four-year-old Janice Itwaru is an "uncle"--NYPD lingo for an undercover narcotics officer--and the heroine of the most exuberantand original cop novel in years.
A New York City cop who can last eighteen months in Narcotics, without getting killed or demoted first, will automatically get promoted to detective. Undercover narc Janice Itwaru is at month seventeen. Ambitious, desperate for that promotion, she hits the sidewalks of Queens in her secondhand hoochie clothes, hoping to convince potential criminals--drug dealers, addicts, dummies, whomever--to commit a felony on her behalf. And things aren't any easier back at the narco office, where she has to keep up with the bantering lies and inventively cruel pranks
of her fellow uncles while coping with the ridiculous demands of her NYPD bosses.
With an ailing mother at home, her cover nearly blown, quota pressures from her superiors, and rumors circulating that Internal Affairs has her unit under surveillance, Janice is running terribly short on luck as her promotion deadline approaches. Now she has to decide which evil to confront: the absurd bureaucrats at One Police Plaza, or the violent drug dealers who may already be on to her identity.
Bursting with the glorious chaos of the New York City streets, Uncle Janice is both a deeply funny portrait of how undercover cops really talk and act, and a compelling story of their crazy, dangerous, and complicated lives.
From the Hardcover edition.
|format_catalog||Book, CD audio book, eBook|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9780385536806, 9780385536813, 9781622316083|
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|itype_catalog||, Book, CD audio book|
|local_callnumber_catalog||CD AUDIO Fiction Burgess, Fiction Burgess|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Richland Park, Southeast|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000453525|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Doubleday,|2014.|269 pages ; 25 cm., ils:CARL0000453736|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|HighBridge Audio,|2015.|8 sound discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:5013ca5e-2d74-490f-9aee-9a4da7e27e5b|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2015||
|subject_facet||Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Drug dealers -- Fiction, Drug traffic -- Investigation -- Fiction, Policewomen -- Fiction, Undercover operations -- Fiction|
|title_display||Uncle Janice : a novel|
|title_full||Uncle Janice : a novel / Matt Burgess, Uncle Janice A Novel, Uncle Janice [sound recording] / Matt Burgess|
|title_short||Uncle Janice :|
|topic_facet||African American Fiction, Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Drug dealers, Drug traffic, Fiction, Investigation, Literature, Policewomen, Undercover operations|