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We are behind, and below, the scenes of JFK’s presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, and the assassination—in the underworld that connects Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and DC …

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, and the right murder buys a moment of a man’s loyalty …

Where three renegade law-enforcement officers—a former LA 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.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Hard-bitten…Ingenious…Ellroy segues into political intrigue without missing a beat.”

    New York Times

  • “A supremely controlled work of art.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Compulsively readable…Hard to forget.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • “Vastly entertaining.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “A cool and riveting evocation of a cultural epoch abounding in government surveillance, endemic corruption and yellow journalism.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Profoundly disturbing, utterly intoxicating.”


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