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American Tabloid is a 1995 novel by James Ellroy that chronicles the events surrounding three rogue American law enforcement officers from November 22, 1958, through November 22, 1963.
American Tabloid is a 1995 novel by James Ellroy that chronicles the events surrounding three rogue American law enforcement officers from November 22, 1958, through November 22, 1963. Each becomes entangled in a web of interconnecting associations between the FBI, the CIA, and the mafia, which eventually leads to their collective involvement in the John F. Kennedy assassination.
Acclaim for James Ellroy’s. Thoroughly engrossing. A graphically violent, profane expression of personal and political corruption. The book’s prose is spare and minimalist, so hard-boiled you could bounce it off the sidewalk. American Tabloid should be read for the feel of the period, for its author’s peculiarly brutal genius, and for the way his unique prose illuminates a brutal time. San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle. One hellishly exciting ride.
James Ellroy's AMERICAN TABLOID is very clever, perhaps too clever for its own good. Parts are intriguing might-have-been history; parts are ridiculously false; parts are out-and-out absurd. And yet, the book entertains, fascinates, and resonates. In portraying America in the Kennedy years, Ellroy chainsaws one of our sacred cows; it's almost as if Seymour Hersch decided to write gleeful trash for "The Enquirer. And yet there are enough anchors in accepted American history to keep the book (almost?) believable.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Chosen by time magazine as one of the ten best books of the year "One hellishly exciting ride. Detroit Free Press The '50s are finished. Zealous young senator Robert Kennedy has a red-hot jones to nail Jimmy Hoffa. JFK has his eyes on the Oval Office. J. Edgar Hoover is swooping down on the Red Menace.
James Ellroy American tabloid America was never innocent. We popped our cherry on the boat over and looked back with no regrets. You can’t ascribe our fall from grace to any single event or set of circumstances. You can’t lose what you lacked at conception. Mass-market nostalgia gets you hopped up for a past that never existed. Hagiography sanctifies shuck-and-jive politicians and reinvents their expedient gestures as moments of gr.
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Random House, 30 нояб. The first novel in Ellroy's extraordinary Underworld USA Trilogy as featured on BBC Radio 4's A Good Read. America is about to emerge into a bright new age – an age that will last until the 1000 days of John F Kennedy's presidency. Three men move beneath the glossy surface of power, men allied to the makers and shakers of the era. Pete Bondurant – Howard Hughes's right-hand man, Jimmy Hoffa's hitman.
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