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Clandestine

Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: New York, NY : MysteriousPress.com : Open Road Integrated Media, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A murder investigation nearly drives a beat cop to madness Despite the sunshine, high necklines, and demure purity of its silver-screen goddesses, Los Angeles in the 1950s is not a gentle place. Even as a young cop, Freddy Underhill knows this. Patrolling one of L.A. & rsquo;s roughest districts, he sees the lust, rage, and madness that permeate the city & mdash;and stands in wonder and dismay at it all. He covers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Ellroy
ISBN: 9781453227954 1453227954
OCLC Number: 793009246
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: James Ellroy.

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A murder investigation nearly drives a beat cop to madness Despite the sunshine, high necklines, and demure purity of its silver-screen goddesses, Los Angeles in the 1950s is not a gentle place. Even as a young cop, Freddy Underhill knows this. Patrolling one of L.A. & rsquo;s roughest districts, he sees the lust, rage, and madness that permeate the city & mdash;and stands in wonder and dismay at it all. He covers the beat with his partner Wacky Walker, a World War II veteran with a Medal of Honor, a drinking problem, and a serious obsession with death. When an old flame of Freddy & rsquo;s is murdered, the investigation takes them deep into the shadiest part of the city, where Freddy will have to embrace the darkness if he wants to emerge with his life.

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