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Description - Dick Contino's Blues And Other Stories by James Ellroy

Dick Contino - 50s accordian player, a star in the making, is destroyed by a draft-dodging scandal. His life is on the skids until he comes up with the idea of resurrecting his career with a fake kidnapping scam. meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose in Los Angeles...a killer who is closer to Contino than he suspects - a killer who wants in on the kidnap - for real... Plus five previously unpublished short stories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099410119
ISBN-10: 0099410117
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 17-Feb-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Ellroy

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. His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine's Best Book (fiction) of 1995; his memoir, My Dark Places, was Time magazine's Best Book and New York Times notable book for 1996. He lives in Kansas City.

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