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American tabloid : a novel

Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A novel of the Kennedy era, portraying the president in a far from flattering light. There are three protagonists: a CIA agent who pimps for JFK, another agent who trains anti-Castro rebels, and a lawyer who is a Mafia hunter. Through their eyes are seen the conflicting interests of the Kennedys, the director of the FBI, organized crime, organized labor, Castro and Cuban exiles. By the author of White Jazz.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Political fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellroy, James, 1948-
American tabloid.
New York : Knopf ; New York : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)622853759
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Ellroy
ISBN: 0679403914 9780679403913
OCLC Number: 31607613
Description: 571, [5] pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by James Ellroy.
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A novel of the Kennedy era, portraying the president in a far from flattering light. There are three protagonists: a CIA agent who pimps for JFK, another agent who trains anti-Castro rebels, and a lawyer who is a Mafia hunter. Through their eyes are seen the conflicting interests of the Kennedys, the director of the FBI, organized crime, organized labor, Castro and Cuban exiles. By the author of White Jazz.

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