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Perfidia : a novel

Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: North Sydney : William Heinemann Australia, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles over twenty-three days beginning on December 6, 1941. The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder or ritual suicide? The investigation will draw four people into a totally  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Ellroy
ISBN: 9780434020539 0434020532
OCLC Number: 882419954
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: James Ellroy.
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Los Angeles has been a heaven for loyal Japanese-Americans, but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins. The murder of a Japanese family summons three men and  Read more...

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