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    American Tabloid by James Ellroy

James Ellroy's trademark nothing-spared rendering of reality, blistering language, and relentless narrative pace are here in electrifying abundance, put to work in a novel as shocking and daring as anything he's written: a secret history that zeroes in on a time still shrouded in secrets and blows it wide open.

Year: 1995
Genre: 1960sPolitical NoirSecret History

    Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy

Martin Luther King assassinated. Robert Kennedy assassinated. Los Angeles, 1968. Conspiracies theories are taking hold. On the horizon looms the Democratic Convention in Chicago and constant gun fire peppers south L.A. Violence, greed, and grime, are replacing free-love and everybody from Howard Hughes, Richard Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover to the right-wing assassins and left-wing revolutionaries are getting dirty.

Year: 2009
Genre: 1960sPolitical Noir

    The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy

In this savagely audacious novel, James Ellroy plants a pipe bomb under the America in the 1960s, lights the fuse, and watches the shrapnel fly. On November 22, 1963 three men converge in Dallas. Their job: to clean up the JFK hit's loose ends and inconvenient witnesses.

Year: 2001
Genre: 1960sCrime FictionPolitical Noir


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-- -- -- --1995 American Tabloid James Ellroy Underworld USA Trilogy1960sPolitical NoirSecret History
-- -- -- --2009 Blood's a Rover James Ellroy Underworld USA Trilogy1960sPolitical Noir
-- -- -- --2001 The Cold Six Thousand James Ellroy Underworld USA Trilogy1960sCrime FictionPolitical Noir, JFK