By James Ellroy
THE TEN top BOOKS OF THE YEAR
"ONE HELLISHLY interesting RIDE."
--Detroit unfastened 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 workplace. J. Edgar Hoover is swooping down at the purple threat. Howard Hughes is dodging subpoenas and digging up Kennedy dust. And Castro is mopping up the bloody aftermath of his new communist nation.
"HARD-BITTEN. . . creative. . . ELLROY SEGUES INTO POLITICAL INTRIGUE with no lacking A BEAT."
--The manhattan 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 moral sense 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 absolute to finish the country's innocence with a bang. Dig that loopy beat: it really is America's middle racing uncontrolled. . . .
"A SUPREMELY managed paintings OF ART."
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