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The Resource White jazz : a novel, by James Ellroy

White jazz : a novel, by James Ellroy

Label
White jazz : a novel
Title
White jazz
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by James Ellroy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns -- it's all in a day's work for Lieutenant Dave Klein, Los Angeles Police Department. Trained as a lawyer in school, schooled as a strongarm on the street, bought and paid for by the mob, there's nothing he's not into and nobody's better at any of it. But in the fall of 1958, when the Feds announce a full-out investigation into police corruption, everything goes haywire. Suddenly, the game Klein thought he was running has a new set of rules -- and they're not his. He's been hung out as bait, "a bad cop to draw the heat," and the heat's coming from all sides: from local politicians, from LAPD brass, from racketeers and drug kingpins -- all of them hell-bent on keeping their own dirty secrets hidden. For Klein, "forty-two and going on dead," it's dues time. And it's Klein who tells his own story -- his voice clipped and sharp and as brutal as the events he's describing -- taking us with him on a hellish journey through a world shaped by monstrous ambition, greed, and perversion. It's a world he helped create, but now he'll do anything to get out of it alive ... Fierce, riveting, and honed to a razor-edge, White Jazz is crime fiction at its most shattering, and the most explosive novel yet from James Ellroy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
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Ellroy, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.L6274
LC item number
W45 1992
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Police corruption
  • Police corruption
  • Detective and mystery stories
Label
White jazz : a novel, by James Ellroy
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25547919
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780449000885
Lccn
92052890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)25547919
Label
White jazz : a novel, by James Ellroy
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm25547919
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780449000885
Lccn
92052890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)25547919

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