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Description - Destination by Ellroy James

Dig. The Demon Dog gets down with a new book of scenes from America s capital of kink: Los Angeles. Fourteen pieces, some fiction, some nonfiction, all true enough to be admissible as state s evidence, and half of it in print for the first time. And every one of them bearing the James Ellroy brand of mayhem, machismo, and hollow-nose prose. Here are Mexican featherweights and unsolved-murder vics, crooked cops and a very clean D.A. Here is a profile of Hollywood s latest celebrity perp-walker, Robert Blake, and three new novellas featuring a demented detective with an obsession with a Hollywood actress. And, oh yes, just maybe the last appearance of Hush-Hush sleaze-monger Danny Getchell. Here s Ellroy himself, shining a 500-watt Mag light into all the dark places of his life and imagination. Destination: Morgue! puts the reader s attention in a hammerlock and refuses to let go."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781400032877
ISBN-10: 1400032873
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ellroy James

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. His L.A. Quartet novels The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz were international bestsellers. American Tabloid was "Time" s Novel of the Year; his memoir My Dark Places was a "Time" Best Book of the Year; and a "New York Times" Notable Book, and his most recent novel, The Cold Six Thousand was a "New York Times" Notable Book and a "Los Angeles Times" Best Book of the Year. He lives in Kansas City."