The Big Nowhere

byJames Ellroy

Paperback | May 1, 1998

The Big Nowhere by James Ellroy
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Los Angeles, 1950 Red crosscurrents: the Commie Scare and a string of brutal mutilation killings. Gangland intrigue and Hollywood sleaze. Three cops caught in a hellish web of ambition, perversion, and deceit. Danny Upshaw is a Sheriff's deputy stuck with a bunch of snuffs nobody cares about; they're his chance to make his name as a cop...and to sate his darkest curiosities. Mal Considine is D.A.'s Bureau brass. He's climbing on the Red Scare bandwagon to advance his career and to gain custody of his adopted son, a child he saved from the horror of postwar Europe. Buzz Meeks-bagman, ex-Narco goon, and pimp for Howard Hughes-is fighting communism for the money. All three men have purchased tickets to a nightmare.
James Ellroy was born in 1948 in Los Angeles, the city that has served as the inspiration for his acclaimed crime novels. His L.A. Quartet novels-The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz-are international bestsellers. His most recent novel, American Tabloid, was TIME magazine's novel of the year for 1995. Hi...
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Title:The Big NowhereFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.05 X 5.25 X 1.35 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 8.05 X 5.25 X 1.35 inPublished:May 1, 1998Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0446674370

ISBN - 13:9780446674379

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