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Law & Order: Crime Scenesby Dick Wolf
Synopses & Reviews
NBC's Emmy® Award-winning hit series Law & Order recently celebrated its 300th episode, earning the distinction of being television's longest-running drama. Now, for the first time, producer Dick Wolf, in collaboration with series photographer Jessica Burstein, presents a visually powerful and very intimate look at the drama. Walking the thin line between reality and fantasy, Law & Order: Crime Scenes features gripping crime scene photographs (some of which might not be suitable for younger readers) from the show's most popular episodes. This unique volume, a can't-miss item for any fan, includes:
"This literary tribute...is more than a fetishist's bedside companion....Altogether, this is a simple, classy and authoritative gift book." Publishers Weekly
Like the popular TV series, this book walks the thin line between reality and fantasy, focusing on crime scenes from the show's most popular episodes. Includes 100+ high-quality photos in a rivet-bound, foil-stamped hardcover flawlessly replicating an authentic police blotter.
NBCs Emmy award-winning hit series Law & Order is televisions longest-running drama. Like the series, Law & Order: Crime Scenes walks a thin line between reality and fantasy, presenting gritty crime scene photographs. Producer Dick Wolf discusses how he came up with the idea for the crime drama and describes each of the years main characters, accompanied by pictures. Aficionados will particularly delight in Wolfs revelations about the characters personal lives. A postmortem commentary by photographer Jessica Burstein features thumbnails of the pictures, noting which episode each is from, with anecdotal information, and a brief synopsis of the crime scene.
About the Author
Dick Wolf, one of television's most respected drama series creator/producers, is the architect of one of the most successful franchises in the history of television — Law & Order. Wolf serves as creator and executive producer of three Law & Order-branded drama series from Wolf Films and Universal Television, and he is currently producing the new version of the classic television series Dragnet. Wolf's company also produced Twin Towers, the 2003 Academy Award®-winning Short Documentary about September 11.
Jessica Burstein's work has appeared in countless publications worldwide and in numerous private and corporate collections, including those of Philip Morris, Chase Manhattan, and AOL Time Warner. In 2000, Burstein co-authored, with her sister Patricia, The Grandmother Book. She has been the official photographer for Law & Order and its spin-off shows since 1994.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Anatomy of a Crime Scene
Chapter 2: Scenes of the Crime
Chapter 3: In the Criminal Justice System
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