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Crime Wave: Reportage and Fiction from the Underside of L.A. (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

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Publisher Comments:

With this fever-hot collection of reportage and short fiction, the author of "L.A. Confidential" returns to his native habitat and portrays Los Angeles as a smog-shrouded netherworld.

About the Author

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948.  His L. A. Quartet novels--The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L. A. Confidential, and White Jazz--were international bestsellers.  His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine's Novel of the Year for 1995; his memoir My Dark Places was Time magazine Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.  Ellroy is a Writer at Large for GQ.

Table of Contents

Part one: Unsolved. Body dumps — My mother's killer — Glamour Jungle ; Part two: Getchell. Hush-hush — Tijuana, mon amour ; Part three: Contino. Out of the past — Hollywood shakedown ; Part four: L.A. Sex, glitz, and greed : the seduction of O.J. Simpson — The tooth of crime — Bad boys in tinseltown — Let's twist again.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375704710
Introduction:
Cooper, Art
Author:
Cooper, Art
Introduction by:
Cooper, Art
Introduction:
Cooper, Art
Author:
Ellroy, James
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Hard-boiled
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.17 x .68 in .5 lb

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