James Ellroy: White Jazz



All I have s the will to remember Time revokedfever dreams I wake up reaching afraid I ll forget Pictures keep the woman young LA fall 1958 Newsprint link the dots Names events so brutal they beg to be connected Years down the story stays dispersed The names are dead or too guilty to tell I m old afraid I ll forget I killed The Truth About Leo innocent men I betrayed sacred oaths I reaped profit from horror Fever that time burning I want to go with the music spin fall witht Lieutenant Dave Klein s n the middle of so many treacherous situations that the spread on whether he will live to see 1959 Fearscape (The Devouring, is carrying long odds The only way he might live that longs Black Is the New White if hes Koppetts Concise History of Major League Baseball in jail awaiting trial but even then powerful people like the gangster Mickey Cohen or the Chief of Detectives Edmund Exley better be convinced his lip will stay buttoned or something most sinister will happen to him before he ever gets a chance to flap his gums He s got a lot to talk about Killings beatings bribes payoffs kickbacks shakedowns Rent coercion muscle jobs strikebreaker work Liesntimidation vows trashed oaths broken duties scorned Thievery duplicity greed lies killings beatings bribes payoffs Meg I d like to tell you that Klein s an nnocent caught up Bouncers and Bodyguards in the machinations of a corrupt system and that hes crusading to do the right thing while trying to work the ends against the middle and the middle against both ends but the truth of the matter Urban Shocker is hes as morally corrupt as the city he The Secret Life Of Evie Hamilton is paid to protect You need a witness tossed out a window Call KleinYou want a rival neutralized Call KleinYou need anllegal payoff dropped off Call KleinKlein The Death and Life of Mal Evans is a most resourceful young man just trying to make enough money to finish law school Some of you may have noticed the mention of Meg at the end of his list of sins Shes his business partner Sikh History 5 (1926-1947) in a block of rentals Hes head over heels lustful The Silver Shadow in love with her The problems Murder on the Thirty-first Floor (Inspector Jensen incests a sin and my my my does Klein want to sin sin sin with his sister Meg So the trouble begins when Exley calls Haunted England in Klein tonvestigate a burglary of a sanctioned drug dealer s house The guy s name The Whores Asylum is Kafesjian and hisllegal activities are fronted by a string of dry cleaning stores It doesn t take long for Klein to realize that the story surrounding the Kafesjian burglary has a lot of sordid The Second Time I Saw You (Oxford Blue, intrigue attached that goes well beyond the parameters of what hes supposed to be The Last Lullaby investigating Exley you remember Exley from LA Confidential has madet clear that anything regarding Kafesjian The Mark and the Void is not to be touched In fact don t even turn the rock over to start with Asf Klein doesn t have enough to do on his plate Howard Hughes yes that Hughes calls him up and wants him to find a girl It seems one of his actresses Glenda Bledsoe has gone off the reservation and her contract with Hughes gives him exclusivity on what films she can work on and he had her sign a morality clause as well What Hughes has someone sign a morality clause Most actresses Cant and Wont in Hollywood of the 1950s had to resign themselves to the fact that sooner or later they were going to be summoned to Hughes s estate to service the beast Well Klein doesn t exactly follow Hughes snstructions because he falls The Dirty Game in lustful love with Glenda which frankly proves a nice change of pace from the mooning he has been doing over his sister Feature Tall lanky honey blond All legs all chest a grin said she never boughtn A little knock kneed big eyes dark freckles Pure something maybe style maybe juice That never bought The Big Love in parts what really drives Klein crazy She The Darkness and the Thunder (The Great War, isn t annnocent but yet there Stadium Chase is something untameable about her that allows her to feel free to give Hughes the double middle finger salute Klein doesn t need to be made anynsane but this woman Dangerous Love is going to put another layer of care on the mound of unsavory deeds he can t find a hole deep enough or big enough to buryKlein even gets caught upn the ongoing feud between ex partners Edmund Exley and Dudley Smith He has to play Exley and Smith and rely on their natural high levels of paranoia to keep them from realizing that Klein The Tide isn t playing either one of them straight One thing he knowss that Exley The Winter of the Lions is the Wyatt Earp of Los Angeles Whenever the gunfire has ended and the smear of accusations have been wiped off the wall as the smoke clears Exley will always be the last man standing Don t bet against Exley The plots needless to say convoluted with shotgun splattered sentences and what I can only describe as scat speak James Ellroy takes us The Bestseller Code into Klein s head and what we getsn t necessarily cohesive sentences but broken pieces of thoughts sometimes unfinished Yet they convey the tortuous twists of guilt and fear that Nothing Lasts Forever (Battle Born MC Book 2) is wrapping around Klein s brain tighter and tighter with every new revelation with every newndiscretion I read uite a few hardboiled books a year I don t know why but I always seem to get a hankering for them The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth in the summertime when my blood runs hotter anyway I have to say that theres no one working Daisy in the genre today or maybe ever who brings a realistic view of the sordid underbelly of society In fact Ellroy makes other writers look almost naive about the extremes of human nature and the true motivations that make peoplento brutal self destructive untrustworthy shameful versions of themselves If you were The Asylum in troublen Los Angeles n 1958 you didn t call the LAPD because you might end up needing to be saved from them Hush hush keep these SINsations on the TIf you wish to see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at Lieutenant Dave Klein s not a nice man In fact he s as crooked a cop as one Yesterdays Weather is likely to find He s a slumlord a bagman an occasional hitman and a clever schemer His newest cases an Their Virgin Secretary (Masters of Ménage, investigationnvolving the breaking and entering of drug kingpin s home His The River investigation will lead him to be officially on everyone s list as his pasts catching up to him and for every friend he s made through his actions he s made a ton enemies I think t s safe to say that as a whole Ellroy s LA uartet Taming Your Outer Child: Overcoming Self-Sabotage and Healing from Abandonment is one of the best series I ve ever read Its an excellent set of detective stories and a wonderful tale of corruption While each book Two Children Behind A Wall is a stand alone story they all build upon each other with little details mentionedn one book and coming back Darkstalker (Wings of Fire: Legends, in another Characters come and go and we see LA change from the early 40s andnto the 50s The series The Fairytale Hairdresser and Father Christmas is a masterpiece and White Jazz bringst I m pleased to say to a satisfying close I just wish I liked the damn book because t rritated the hell out of me Don t get me wrong the story The Handbag Book Of Girly Emergencies is pretty great As with all of Ellroy s novels be prepared to make notesf you want to catch everything that happens as people come and go for 200 pages without a mention and then pop up and you re supposed to remember them despite only appearing on one or two pages That s not the problem at least not for me no the problem The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop is the stylistic choice Ellroy chose for this one When I made my first update for the bookt went like this Okay Ellroy I know I said that The Big Nowhere was overwritten I m sorry I won t say Sweet Liberty it again Now could you please PLEASE use complete sentences again I would really appreciatetSame paragraph as above but written Smack in the style of White JazzSorry Ellroy Was wrong Big Nowhere overdone Won t repeat More words Appreciated In other words uick sentences Cut out words Needles Filln blanks On own I genuinely considered writing my entire review Night of the Living Dead Christian in this style just to show how frustratingt was but couldn t pull The New World Order it off So sure points to Ellroyt King Solomons Carpet is artisticn Halflings (Halflings, its own way and he managed to write a 354 page noveln this style and that s pretty damn The Big Snuggle-Up impressive I m sure some people really found this clevert does certainly keep the pace uick and put you Too Close for Comfort (Jo Birmingham into our lead s paranoid and on the run state of mind and enjoyedt but I found myself rereading lines just to figure out what the hell was happening This Trauma is a shame as plotwise I found this to be one of the cleverer booksn the series Honestly I would have given up despite my The Dark Lord Trilogy (Star Wars: The Dark Lord Trilogy, investmentn the series Speech-making and Presentation Made Easy if I hadn t been sontrigued by where he was taking the story view spoilerand wanting to know what would happen to DUDLEY FUCKING SMITH hide spoiler When I was reading them each entry Happiness the Mindful Way in the LA uartet was my favorite book Kinda awenspiring to watch James Ellroy move from a style your 11th grade English teacher might have described as economical to a one so determinedly spare Gorilla, Monkey Ape it makes Hemingway seem profligate Long about LA Confidential we see him start to use sentences like Bud soft and I started Los Angeles 1958 O FBI decide proceder a umanvestigação para acabar com as lotarias clandestinas do pugilismo 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Aking for a less smooth a read as I wanted this novel A First Book of Jewish Bible Stories is still anncredibly engaging crime saga and skillfully ties n the events n the earlier novels bringing the entire uartet to a close The Bully in satisfying fashion Ellroy s most poignant ending since Dahlia Ellroy and his work continues to fascinate me and he just climbed even highern the ranks of my favorite authors To eclipse my guilt with the sheer weight of his evil I m going to kill him The Regiment in the name of our victims find Glenda and say Tell me anything Tell me everything Revoke our time apart Love me fiercen danger RE READ REVIEW I ll leave my original review from 2014 up but I just re read this and I have no The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure, idea what I was thinking giving this four stars originally It s easily at the same level of brilliance as The Big Nowhere or LA Confidential I suspect that when Inevitably re read The Black Dahlia I ll give Johnny Came Home it five as well because Ellroys a goddamn genius Dave The Enforcer Klein s the ultimate Ellroy character an ncredibly dirty motherfucker who kills people for the mob and wants to pork his own sister yet I found myself constantly rooting for him to escape the closing jaws of the Feds his fellow police and the myriad of underworld characters that populate Ellroy s Los Angeles The The Complete Idiots Guide to Raising Chickens increasing tensions fucking palpable and jaw grinding by the end of the book and the The Complete Idiots Guide to Finance for Small Business incredibly terse blunt languages absolutely the apotheosis of Ellroy s ever evolving style I did complain originally that the scope of the novel seems like a kind of step backwards from the gargantuan LA Confidential but fuck that It s only barely less ambitious His Guarded Heart in terms of the complicated andnterconnected criminal landscape and I realize that Ellroy was not trying to write one of his Big Books with this one It s a high speed fever dream It s paranoid as fuck and the style speed and content are consistently raw and scathingORIGINAL REVIEW There s a blurb on the back cover of this a uote by some critic probably It says something like Ellroy has stripped his broad brush down to a hard cutting tool That s clever but for me The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea it was less hard cutting tool and brain caked block hammer Ellroy was gettingncreasingly staccato and blunt by The Big Nowhere but this makes LA Confidential look like some Goodnight Moon shit Twists that alter the nature of the story and the fate of the characters within can come The Goodness of Dogs in the form of a couple words where most authors would take a few paragraphs It feels like Ellroy was honestly on coke meth or huge doses of caffeine when he blasted out this chunk of battery acid flavored crime fiction It can be exhilarating or frustrating or both at the same time Of course thiss coming from a guy who reads lots of genre fiction with symmetrical easy prose I m not terribly used to or familiar with stuff that plays with the structure of novel writing like Faulkner or maybe Pynchon And I don t even like much of that shit either so that gives you an Everybody Matters idea of how good Ellroys This The Slaughter is highly conceptualized and stylized language for the average bear I know I m harping on the style a lot but this reallys a notable and Three Mothers, Three Daughters interesting metamorphosis Ellroy s language has undergone I haven t read any pre Dahlia stuff of his but that probably reads like a completely different person at this point And thiss an old novel by the dude Came out Three by Atiq Rahimi in like 1992 I have nodea where the hell his writing has gone to since then but I m definitely going to find out Okay enough with the style talk Like I ve said I m a meat and potatoes guy all the way but Magical Garden 2018 Calendar: Coloring Meditations Inspired by Nature it s reallynteresting stuffThis continues The Pages in the same loose arc as the last two books We have familiar characters like Ed Exley and Dudley Fucking Smith and some stuff from previouss mentioned like the Nite Owl It s still 1958 and the world Hija de la fortuna is recognizably familiar as Ellroy s Los Angeles Unfortunately the atmospheres a little less thick than preceding novels because at this point you need to take what Ellroy has given you and run with t n terms of visualizing the setting and whatnot This book The Learning Curve is all plot It s almost overwhelminglyntense how much stuff he s crammed The Night Listener into a relatively short novel You have the feeling that you could blow just a little airnto T Shirt And Genes it and suddenlyt d be like 600 pages Every kind of crime In the Electric Eden is examined from the usual BEs and murders to weird shit like animal killings andsex vandalism I have nodea what to call The Iron Daughter (The Iron Fey it The usual reprehensible behavior that Ellroy fans hate to loveDave Kleins our protagonist and he has to be the harshest pill to swallow He s so corrupt he s of a criminal moonlighting as a cop than vice versa He commits murder with very little sense of remorse or guilt and has gotten The Reckoning (Maeve Kerrigan, in so deep with organized crime figures that he s basically a slave to them at this point He also loves his sister I know that last one sounds nice but I mean loves his sister Hardly your usual protagonist cop and even darker than what we re used to from Ellroy The rest of the casts the usual gang of creeps killers weirdos and criminals Some gross people Wiggins, Sherlock et le Mysterious Poison - collection Tip Tongue - A1 dcouverte - ds 10 ans in here even for Ellroy Makes you miss the almost Captain America type days of Bucky Bleichert from Black Dahlia What was his skeletonn the closet anyways Fuckingsnitched on his petty criminal buddies That just The Enchanted Wood (The Faraway Tree, illustrates how far we ve come It s nothing compared to KleinOverall a great novel Unfortunately the style was exhausting and the scope seemed to draw back a tiny bit from the grand heights of LA Confidential and not just because of the return to the single POV of Dahlia It s just a smaller story and thusly a little disappointing at least for me I really wanna see how bloated and weird Ellroy can get I wanna see him do a billion page crime history extravaganza I m not sure he s actually done one yet but I m definitely going to find out Everyone whos The Soul Stylists into crime shit read Ellroymmediatelyobviously excepting the easily offended And definitely don t start with this one because Point of Redemption (Nordic Lords MC, it will probably be like having your legs broken and then thrownnto a pool all sink no swim When Dave Klein the dirtiest cop The Virgin Soldiers in town catches a burglary he uickly becomes entangledn a web of drugs prostitution and murderJames Ellroy s four volume treatise on family values and the Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History integrity of the Los Angeles police department comes to a conclusionn White Jazz White Jazz ties up some nagging lose ends leftover from the previous three volumes Gone Game On (Aces Hockey, is the trinity of sin structure of The Big Nowhere and LA Con the end I possess my birthplace and I am possessed by The Empress its language Ross MacDonald Tell me anythingTell me everythingRevoke our time apartLove me fiercen danger James Ellroy White Jazz45 stars Sure you could read this as just the final book The Celestial Necklace in Ellory s masterpiece LA uartet but Ellorys playing for bigger stakes He Part-Time Gods (DFZ isn t just writing crime Hes writing the human condition He Star Wars Trilogy Sourcebook Special Edition isn t just giving you straight dope Hes playing you with pairs He gives you E Exley v D Smith He gives you Noonan vs Gallaudet He gives you JC Kafesjian vP Herrick Richie V Tommy Sad mom vs Crazy mom Think of all of these pairs as fugues that swirl around the narrator dirty Lieutenant David Klein reflecting stream of consciousness talking screaming building dropping The narration Eat That Frog! is like jazz playing two themes togethernto one The themes finally coalesce and you see that black and white criminal and the cop these are all just linked brothers and sisters trapped Secret Alpha (A is for Alpha Male, in a long and fatalncestuous battle for survival for love for understanding CodaIn the end everybody dies but you hope before then someone tells you the truth and tells you they love you If you are lucky perhaps those two will be the same Feature this s one of Ellroy s bestDig the economy scale back the unsustainable sprawl of LA Confidential streamline t The catch still cram a CRAAAZY amount of wild plot The Complete Idiots Guide to Decluttering into a relatively small frameSingle protagonist single POV a departure NO redemptive ualities for the protag Ellroy s most tainted hero First person narration sharp minimalistic Fractured consciousness a dirty cop seen FROM THE INSIDE The fourth volumen Ellroy s LA uartet sees a stylistic shift from his previous work as he adopts the paired down staccato prose which has since become his trademark LAPD detective and occasional mob hitman Dave Klein develops a dangerous obsession which will set him on a potentially fatal collision course with the dread Dudley Smith 1950 s LA s presented as a cess pit of vice corruption and murderous cruelty the horrors somehow made worse by the Ellroy s unadorned language Recommended for crime lovers with strong stomachs. 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SUMMARY White Jazz

O love things about the English language I d forgotten about like how having too many words means you don t need as many rules as you think you do Hey folks ll figure t out Heartland if they want to Black Dahlia and LA Confidential got the big screen treatment but The Big Nowhere and White Jazz will be the ones I re read All the novels are about obsession about guys trying to make the world good by being bad about Ellroy slowly killing the things he hates about people and about himself His characters look like him they act like him they probably uote him By The Big Nowhere book 2 things have already become so bizarre and unlikely thatt feels like Ellroy has lost control of his process that he Todo Mafalda is perhaps so angry and lousy with self loathing that his characters have literally become ravenous animals who are cannibalizing themselves and returns are already diminishing Sot s cool to read LA Confidential book 3 which Hands-On Reinforcement Learning with Python: Master reinforcement and deep reinforcement learning using OpenAI Gym and TensorFlow introduces Ellroy as a great writer capable of holding an ensemble cast of obsessed bad menn stasis with each other for almost an entire decade It s abstract and Simple Cake it s vicious though not as vicious as TBN butt s pretty restrained for all that White Jazz book 4 s not we get corruption murder and ncest damn near from the giddy up and I was uestioning the humanity of anyone to sport an LAPD badge by page 25 Can t decide Captain Marvel Little Golden Book if that s what Jimmy actually wants or not He pals around with a lot of cops seems like and his author s photos always make him look like a Nazi fresh from the Alps But he s conflicted right Conflicted guys write books right If conflict wasn tnteresting goodreads would just have a bunch of manuals on What Is the Story of Scooby-Doo? it This conclusion to James Ellroy s LA uartets just as wholesome and uplifting as the previous three books with his usual cast of characters such as corrupt cops gangsters hustlers blackmailers shakedown artists bag men thieves junkies drug dealers dog killers whores johns pimps peepers perverts panty sniffers and politicians Oh and most of them are killers racist andor Eat. Cook. L.A. incestuous as a bonus and thatncludes the hero of the novelIt s 1958 and LAPD Lieutenant Dave Klein 7 Lessons from Heaven is a busy guy In addition to his police duties he s also a lawyer a slumlord and he does the occasional contract murder for hire Klein gets assigned tonvestigate a weird break I Am Dumbo in and vandalism at the home of a police sanctioned drug dealer but with an ambitious US Attorney sniffing around the LAPD trying to build a corruption caset seems a bad time to be drawing attention to that particular rotten apple Klein also takes a side gig from Howard Hughes Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us investigating an actress who left him to starn a B horror movie about communist space vampires and he d love to start chasing down a gang who pulled off a daring robbery of a fortune Wounded Planet in furs to get a piece of their action However Klein soon finds himselfn the middle of a living nightmare which pull his loyalties The Parade in multiple directions and as the crimes pile upt ll take a miracle to keep him from ending up Moving Violations in jail or the morgueThe last two novels of the LA uartet each used a trio of bad men doing bad things as their main characters and Ellroy very consciously breaks the format here by making Dave Klein the solo lead and a first person narrator This seems kind of like a call back to the structure of Black Dahlia and gives the conclusion antimate and personal feel but T. S. Eliots Dialectical Imagination it also seems liket doesn t uite fit As usual when things really start going off the rails Ellroy has his lead running around like a maniac both committing and Smilodon investigating crimes while constantly making and betraying alliances that further his own agenda for the moment When you have three characters doing this they can share the load and have themn various levels of trouble By having only Klein to put The Fall of the Romanovs in the soupt really stretches credibility too far to think that he wouldn t have been arrested or killed about halfway through the book and Otherworldly Politics it certainly doesn t seem like anyone would deal with him after the third or fourth time he s double crossed themEllroy also advanced the clipped sentence fragmentstream of consciousness style he d been building to new levels andn fact he probably pushed Black Soundscapes White Stages it too farn this one LA Confidential has a flow to Wholly Unraveled it that works whereas White Jazz too often veersnto near gibberish It s a problem that shows up Bicycle Utopias in other Ellroy novels too When he s got this style on a leash he can really taket for a walk but when Management Planning for Cultural Heritage it gets away from himt runs wild and devolves A Cultural History of Animals and Their Meat into near self parodyProbably my biggest disappointment with thiss that Epistemology as Theology it just doesn t seem to deliver on the promise of the ending that LA Confidential pointed towards That built to wheret felt like the final book had to be an all out war between two of the characters left standing By bringing Fire Horses in a new character with the LAC angles only comingnto play late Edoardo Sanguineti in the gamet doesn t have the epic climax to the entire story I was hoping forIt s still a solid Ellroy novel but Dkfindout! Space Travel it doesn t uite deliver on the potential of what came before Every time I ve finished an Ellroy book I ve had to sit back and process everything climb up out of his world shake my brain free of his expert grasp With White Jazz he concludes his epic LA uartet by narrowing his focus even so thann The Black Dahlia and miles away from the gargantuan LA Confidential Returning to first person narration and a single protagonist Ellroy presents a portrait of racist and corrupt police lieutenant Dave Klein who finds himself a pawn Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn (PENGUIN CLSICOS) in a law enforcement political war when a Federal attorney mounts annvestigation Viva México into LAPD malfeasance andts RHS The Magic and Mystery of Trees involvementn Southland viceKlein The Energy Secret is a fascinating character because he s not some hero or your everyday good guy caught upn a conspiracy and must be the one to bring A Fistful of Shells it all to light Instead he s a full time criminalpart time cop who finds himselfn over his head Understanding Folk Religion involved withndividuals and systems that are even corrupt than he UNLAWFUL KILLING is and must fight through the entire book just to keep his head above water Andt was cool to witness as some semblance of justice maybe goodness starts to seep Hello English Grade 3f Students Book Tal Edition in to his motivations once he gets a little loven his life and English Unlimited Level 4 Coursebook Special Edition Saudi Edition is forced to confront his actionsn the pastStyle wise Ellroy takes the trimmed and slashed prose style he adopted for LA Confidential by cutting out unnecessary words to cut the manuscript down by 100 pages per his editor and ratchets Hudsons Building And Engineering Contracts it up to a thousand here Paired with yet another complex plot the clipped style makes White Jazz a very challenging read ast s hard at times to follow as major plot developments and twists can occur Serenity -- Rave-N-Rant in just several well chosen words andf you blink or skim you miss If You Could See What I See it It s not a casual read But once I got settledn and used to Runaway Saint it I was along for the ride And I began to realize how much this jazzy bebop prose fits the confessional stream of consciousness style that s usedn the book It s Dave Klein truly telling his story Lovelier Than Daylight (Saddlers Legacy, in his own words And at timest can be really poetic n t s own way Here s what Ellroy himself had to say about his choice to continue the use of this techniue for Klein Objective Proficiency Teachers Book in a Paris Reviewnterview I saw that Beethovens Symphonies if I eliminated words from his speech I would develop a convincing cadence for him paranoid jagged enervatedThis bookt s content and Larissas Breadbook Baking Bread And Telling Tales With Women Of The American South it s writing style as with most of Ellroy s work definitely won t be to everyone s taste and I would suggest that people new to Ellroy not start with this one probably start with the accessible Dahlia For a taste of what sn store Guns N Roses for Easy Guitar (Easy Guitar w/ Notes Tab) in the book here s a portion of the novel where Klein searches police records for a possible suspect Keyed up glom the pervert file Dog stuffBEPeeping Tom see what jumped A German Shepherd fucking Marine Doctor Dog popped for shooting his daughter up with beagle pus Dog killers none fit my man s specs Dog fuckers dog suckers dog beaters dog worshipers a geek who chopped his wife while dressed up as Pluto Panty sniffers sink shitters masturbators lingerie jackoffs only Faggot burglars transvestite breakns Rita Hayworth Gilda gown dyed bush hair caught blowing a chloroformed toddler The right age but a jocker cut his dick off he killed himself a full drag San uentin burial Peepers windows skylights roofs the roof clowns a chink brother act No watchdog choppers the geeks read passive caught holding their puds with a whimper Darryl Wishnick a cute MO peep break enter rape watchdogs subdued by goofball laced meat too bad he kicked from syph n 56 One flash peepers played passive my guy killed badass canines Although the style s challenging than the previous books Em toda a região do Sul da Califórnia A niciativa é encarada como manobra política e forma de lançar suspeitas sobre a corrupção dentro do próprio Los Angeles Po.

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James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948 His LA uartet novels— The Black Dahlia The Big Nowhere LA Confidential and White Jazz—were international best sellers His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine’s Best Book fiction of 1995; his memoir My Dark Places was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996 His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York