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Los Angeles, 1950 Red crosscurrents: the Commie Scare and a string of brutal mutilation killings. Gangland intrigue and Hollywood sleaze. Three cops caught in a hellish web of ambition, perversion, and deceit. Danny Upshaw is a Sheriff's deputy stuck with a bunch of snuffs nobody cares about; they're his chance to make his name as a cop...and to sate his darkest curiosities. Mal Considine is D.A.'s Bureau brass. He's climbing on the Red Scare bandwagon to advance his career and to gain custody of his adopted son, a child he saved from the horror of postwar Europe. Buzz Meeks-bagman, ex-Narco goon, and pimp for Howard Hughes-is fighting communism for the money. All three men have purchased tickets to a nightmare.

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The author of The Black Dahlia presents the powerful second novel in his L.A. Quartet. In The Big Nowhere, three men are caught up in a massive web of ambition, perversion and deceit. A remarkably vivid portrait of a remarkable time and place.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892962839
Author:
Ellroy, James
Publisher:
Mysterious Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
19880931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 1.125 in 0.78 lb

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