Behind The Private Eye

Author: Chris Cooper
Publisher: Chris Cooper
ISBN: 097575680X
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This book is part true-crime novel, and part textbook. It was written specifically about surveillance, as conducted by private investigators. It's virtually an industry bible, and contains an incredible volume of highly detailed how-to techniques, for virtually every area of surveillance. It covers how to get information out of people under pretext, how to follow people on foot or by car. What to expect and even how to think as a PI, in order to get great results. The book covers everything including: Training courses and licensing Job preparation Conduct of surveillance operations Special techniques used by professionals Following on foot, car, bus, train, taxi Working in specialist areas (buildings, apartments, shopping centres etc) While an invaluable resource for any potential recruit to the PI industry, this book is also an excellent resource for experienced PI's as well. It lists a large number of web references and other details for information sources that can be used to track down elusive offenders. With almost 544 pages, this incredible encyclopaedic resource covers all the basic techniques, as well as some you have never thought of. How can a female PI urinate on a long vehicle stakeout? What web resource can be used to determine the likely gender of an obscure ethnic name which was listed in client intelligence? How do I identify someone? What role does human psychology play in surveillance operations? How can I find out if they are working? 10 pages explaining why and how things are seen, 10 issues to consider when parking a surveillance vehicle, 30 issues to consider in selecting a suitable surveillance vehicle, 9 methods to assist identification of an unknown unit number in a large block, . . .and much more Not only does this comprehensive training resource cover techniques, it is illustrated with a large number of real cases which Chris has conducted. These stories are an incredible insight to the PI world, and are both entertaining and fascinating. Each story details real-life implementation of techniques described in the book.

The Poet And The Private Eye

Author: Rob Gittins
Publisher: Y Lolfa
ISBN: 184771899X
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New York. 1953. A private investigator takes on a tail job, his quarry a newly-arrived visitor from the UK. The private eye has never heard of him, but he will. The mark is the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas. And in three weeks' time, Mr Thomas will be dead. Reprint; first published in 2014.

The Private Eye

Author: Brian K. Vaughan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781632155726
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Digital web comic compiled. Contains 10 issues plus a "Making of" special.

Booze And The Private Eye

Author: Rita Elizabeth Rippetoe
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786481538
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The hard-bitten PI with a bottle of bourbon in his desk drawer—it’s an image as old as the genre of hard-boiled detective fiction itself. Alcohol has long been an important element of detective fiction, but it is no mere prop. Rather, the treatment of alcohol within the works informs and illustrates the detective’s moral code, and casts light upon the society’s attitudes towards drink. This examination of the role of alcohol in hard-boiled detective fiction begins with the genre’s birth, in an era strongly influenced and affected by prohibition, and follows both the genre’s development and its relation to our changing understanding of and attitudes towards alcohol and alcoholism. It discusses the works of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Robert B. Parker, Lawrence Block, Marcia Muller, Karen Kijewski and Sue Grafton. There are bibliographies of both the primary and critical texts, and an index of authors and works.

The Private Eye

Author: Mary Burns
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 9780774805759
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In The Private Eye we learn about snow geese through the eyes of Native people, scientists, artists, hunters, and farmers. Yup'ik Eskimo Charles Hunt harvests snow geese along the Yukon River delta each fall, continuing a subsistence way of life that has existed for millennia. Russian, Canadian, and US scientists track the movements of the geese each spring and fall, banding, sexing, counting, and precisely monitoring the activities of these beautiful birds. Robert Bateman provides an artist's view of nature and relates how his curiosity led him to join a camp set up at a remote nesting site. Mary Burns also talks to hunters, joining a party of them as they wait for their snow geese decoys to lure the real thing into a Westham Island field in the Fraser delta. To complete the experience she prepares snow geese for supper. As well, Burns travels around the Skagit River delta during a population survey and meets a dairy farmer who describes both the wild flocks that converge on his fields each spring and the snow geese he raises in pens. The Private Eye suggests that by acknowledging our many and varied connections with the natural world, we will have a better understanding of the human place in it.

The Private Eye

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780373835980
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Features a classic story by Jayne Ann Krentz, in which P.I. Josh January will go above and beyond to protect, and seduce, Maggie Gladstone, and two original stories by Dani Sinclair and Julie Miller. Original.

The Private Eye

Author: Bran Nicol
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780231385
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From Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade to Jake Gittes, private eyes have made for some of the most memorable characters in cinema. We often view these detectives as lone wolves who confront and try to make sense of a violent and chaotic modern world. Bran Nicol challenges this stereotype in The Private Eye and offers a fresh take on this iconic character and the film noir genre. Nicol traces the history of private eye movies from the influential film noirs of the 1940s to 1970s neonoir cinema, whose slow and brilliant decline gave way to the fading of detectives into movie mythology today. Analyzing a number of classic films—including The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep, Chinatown, and The Long Goodbye—he reveals that while these movies are ostensibly thrillers, they are actually occupied by issues of work and love. The private eye is not a romantic hero, Nicol argues, but a figure who investigates the concealments of others at the expense of his own private life. Combining a lucid introduction to an underexplored tradition in movie history with a new approach to the detective in film, this book casts new light on the private worlds of the private eye.

The Private Eye Murders

Author: Wayne Greenough
Publisher: Devine Destinies
ISBN: 1771113251
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Some people are convinced that Private Eye Thanet Blake is a social pariah. Others believe having contact with him insures them of having a short life. A few are convinced he works for the cityês mortuaries and drives a hearse. When Captain Holt of the Police Department informs Blake that PIês are being offed by an unknown person, he asks Blake for help. –We donêt have a single clue as to who is doing the offing. We need your help to do some nosing around for us, come up with clues that will lead us to the perp. Iêll even put you on the payroll.” That starts another murder mystery for Thanet Blake, the shamus who hates murder cases because too many of his friends end up dead, or forever hurt. Who will he lose this time?

Peaches The Private Eye Poodle

Author: Patricia D Hamilton
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1622120000
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Peaches is a family pet poodle who has great powers to find things when no one else can. In Finding Dipsey Doodle, Peaches is asked by Baby Squirrel to help find Dipsey. She seems to be lost and no one can locate her. Since Peaches believes it’s important to help friends whenever possible, she puts on her “private-eye hat” and looks everywhere for Dipsey. She even gets her mommy to take her out in the snow. She asks Mr. Rooster, Mrs. Pig, and Mr. Horse if they’ve seen Dipsey Doodle. At last, Peaches finds Dipsey safe and sound in a very surprising place. Peaches returns Dipsey to her friends and everyone is happy once again. Look for the continuing adventures of Peaches the Private Eye Poodle such as: The Missing Muffin Caper and Where is Loosey Goosey