Saturday, January 9, 2010

A New Book By One of Our Authors

Author Allan Duffin wrote The 12 O'Clock High Logbook for us and now he has a new book out, published by Simon & Schuster. Congratulations, Allan! Here's more about it:

HISTORY IN BLUE: 160 Years of Women Police, Sheriffs, Detectives, andState TroopersBy Allan T. Duffin / Published by Kaplan / Distributed by Simon &Schuster / Hardcover / $27.95- Available at your bookstore or via Simon & Schuster,,, or

"160 years, History in Blue is the first book to tell theriveting story of the uphill struggle for respect and recognitionsustained by women in the modern police force. Featuring rarephotographs and original interviews with pioneering female officers,this fascinating book chronicles the ongoing fight for equality in theworld of law enforcement. In this vivid and remarkable history, Allan T.Duffin tells of the extraordinary women who broke down the barriers ofgender so that they—and many generations of successors—could do the work they loved most."

Says Allan: " I have a Facebook fan page for the new book. And since new books spark some interest in the back catalog, I'm building a Facebookpage for the "12 O'Clock High" book too:

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