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The Cold Six Thousand By James Ellroy

The Cold Six Thousand
by James Ellroy

Dallas, November '63 - Wayne Tedrow Jr, a young Vegas cop, arrives with a loathsome job to do. He's got 6000 in cash and no idea he is about to plunge into the cover-up conspiracy already brewing around the assassination of JFK, no idea that this will mark the beginning of a hellish five-year ride through the private underbelly of public policy.
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The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy

This story is set in Dallas, in the November of '63. The heart of the American Dream detonated, Wayne Tedrow Jr., a young Vegas cop, arrives with a loathsome job to do. He's got six thousand in cash and no idea he is about to plunge into the cover-up conspiracy already brewing around the assassination of JFK, no idea that this will mark the beginning of a hellish five-year ride through the private underbelly of public policy. Ellroy's furiously paced narrative tracks Tedrow's journey: Dallas to Vegas, with the Mob and Howard Hughes, south with the Klan and J. Edgar Hoover, shipping out to Vietnam and returning home, the bearer of white powder, plotting new deaths as 1968 approaches...

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An explosive new novel from the modern master of noir.

About 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 Novel of the Year in 1995; his memoir My Dark Places was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996. He lives in Kansas City.

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GOR001243658
The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy
James Ellroy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2002-05-02
669
0099893304
9780099893301
N/A
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