By James Ellroy
THE TEN most sensible BOOKS OF THE YEAR
"ONE HELLISHLY intriguing RIDE."
--Detroit loose Press
The '50s are entire. 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 purple threat. 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. . . creative. . . ELLROY SEGUES INTO POLITICAL INTRIGUE with out lacking A BEAT."
--The ny Times
In the thick of it: FBI males Kemper Boyd and Ward Littell. They paintings each part of the road, jerking the chains of made males, highway scum, and celebrities alike, whereas Pete Bondurant, ex-rogue cop, freelance enforcer, troubleshooter, and troublemaker, has the sense of right and wrong to louse all of it up.
--Los Angeles Times
Mob bosses, politicos, snitches, psychos, fall men, and femmes fatale. they are blending up a molotov cocktail certain to finish the country's innocence with a bang. Dig that loopy beat: it is America's middle racing uncontrolled. . . .
"A SUPREMELY managed paintings OF ART."
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