(TV Movie) (supervising producer - as Gerry Petievich)
"To Live and Die in L.A." (1984)(filmed as 'To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)')
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With each of my novels, there has been a time when the idea first strikes-- not that a flash of thought is enough to flesh out a hundred thousand word novel - but when the basic concept; the essence of the drama clicks into the consciousness. For "Earth Angels", it was when my brother John, an LAPD officer, told me a story of how two detectives had once tried to initiate a gang conflict by ...
His brother John was decorated with the Star of Valor for bravery in action during an intense shootout with a dangerous Hispanic gang in L.A. County.