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American tabloid: a novel

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Knopf ;
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1st ed.
We are behind, and below, the scenes of JFK's presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, the assassination--in the underworld that connects Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, D.C. . . . Where the CIA, the Mob, J. Edgar Hoover, Howard Hughes, Jimmy Hoffa, Cuban political exiles, and various loose cannons conspire in a covert anarchy . . . Where the right drugs, the right amount of cash, the right murder, buys a moment of a man's loyalty . . . Where three renegade law-enforcement officers--a former L.A. cop and two FBI agents--are shaping events with the virulence of their greed and hatred, riding full-blast shotgun into history. . . . James Ellroy's trademark nothing-spared rendering of reality, blistering language, and relentless narrative pace are here in electrifying abundance, put to work in a novel as shocking and daring as anything he's written: a secret history that zeroes in on a time still shrouded in secrets and blows it wide open. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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full_title american tabloid
author ellroy james
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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subject_facet Criminals -- United States -- Fiction, Political corruption -- United States -- Fiction, Political fiction, Violence -- United States -- Fiction
title_display American tabloid : a novel
title_full American tabloid : a novel / by James Ellroy
title_short American tabloid :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Criminals, Political corruption, Violence