American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld

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American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy Vol.1 American Tabloid gives us John F Kennedy s rise and fall from an insider s perspective We re there for the riggedelection and for the Bay of Pigs fiasco We re the eyes and ears and souls of three rogue cops who ve signed on for the ride and come to see Jack as their betrayer And we re there in Dallas inwhere it all comes to a brutal end The Cold Six Thousand the cover up for the Kennedy assassination begins This time the ride takes us from Dallas to Vietnam to Las Vegas to Memphis to Cuba to the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in LA We re rubbing shoulders Klansmen and mafiosi, killers, hoods and provocateurs WIth Robert F Kennedy and Martin Luther King And of course a lot of corrupt policemen Blood s a Rover takes us into the s RFK and MLK are dead A kid private eye clashes with a mob goon and an enforcer for FBI director Edgar Hoover in LA There s an armoured car heist and a cache of missing emeralds Revolution brews in Haiti and the Dominican Republic Amidst all this, all three anti heros fall for Red revolutionary Joan Rosen Klein Each will pay a dear and savage price to live HistoryThe American dream as Nightmare

  • Hardcover
  • 1192 pages
  • American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy Vol.1
  • James Ellroy
  • 08 March 2018
  • 1841593893

About the Author: James Ellroy

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 best sellers His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine s Best Book fiction of 1995 his memoir, My Dark Places, was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996 His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book for 2001 Ellroy lives in Los Angeles.Ellroy is known for a telegraphic writing style, which omits words other writers would consider necessary, and often features sentence fragments His books are noted for their dark humor and depiction of American authoritarianism Other hallmarks of his work include dense plotting and a relentlessly pessimistic worldview Ellroy has been called the Demon Dog of American crime fiction See also