Item description for L.A. confidential by James Ellroy & Carlos Gardini...
Overview Three cops--Ed Exley, desperately seeking glory; vengeful Bud White, a witness to his mother's murder by his father; and Jack Vincennes, a shakedown artist with a dark secret--tread the line between right and wrong in 1950s Los Angeles.
In the tradition of Raymond Chandler's crime fiction comes this story of three tortured souls in the 1950s LAPD: a clean-cut cop who lives shivering in the shadow of his dad, his colleague who busts movie stars for payoffs from a sleazy magazine; and a detective haunted by the sight of his mother's murder. Intensity mounts as the novel's various plots intertwine more and more tightly, yet the narrative never veers too far from its core theme of cops competing with crooks to see who can be more corrupt and violent.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 4.5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 2005
Publisher Ediciones B
ISBN 8466617795 ISBN13 9788466617796
Availability 0 units.
More About James Ellroy & Carlos Gardini
James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz, and the Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy: American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand, and Blood's A Rover. These seven novels have won numerous honors and were international best sellers. He is also the author of two collections, Crime Wave and Destination: Morgue! and two memoirs My Dark Places and The Hilliker Curse. Ellroy currently lives in Denver, Colorado. www.jamesellroy.net
James Ellroy currently resides in Kansas City, in the state of Kansas. James Ellroy was born in 1948.