By James Ellroy
THE TEN most sensible BOOKS OF THE YEAR
"ONE HELLISHLY intriguing RIDE."
--Detroit unfastened Press
The '50s are accomplished. Zealous younger senator Robert Kennedy has a red-hot jones to nail Jimmy Hoffa. JFK has his eyes at the Oval place of work. J. Edgar Hoover is swooping down at the crimson risk. Howard Hughes is dodging subpoenas and digging up Kennedy airborne dirt and dust. And Castro is mopping up the bloody aftermath of his new communist nation.
"HARD-BITTEN. . . inventive. . . ELLROY SEGUES INTO POLITICAL INTRIGUE with out lacking A BEAT."
--The long island Times
In the thick of it: FBI males Kemper Boyd and Ward Littell. They paintings each aspect of the road, jerking the chains of made males, road scum, and celebrities alike, whereas Pete Bondurant, ex-rogue cop, freelance enforcer, troubleshooter, and troublemaker, has the judgment of right and wrong to louse all of it up.
--Los Angeles Times
Mob bosses, politicos, snitches, psychos, fall men, and femmes fatale. they're blending up a molotov cocktail sure to finish the country's innocence with a bang. Dig that loopy beat: it truly is America's middle racing uncontrolled. . . .
"A SUPREMELY managed paintings OF ART."
--The big apple instances publication Review
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