By James Ellroy
L. a., 1950 pink crosscurrents: the Commie Scare and a string of brutal mutilation killings. Gangland intrigue and Hollywood sleaze. 3 law enforcement officials stuck in a hellish internet of ambition, perversion, and deceit. Danny Upshaw is a Sheriff's deputy caught with a host of snuffs not anyone cares approximately; they're his probability to make his identify as a cop...and to sate his darkest curiosities. Mal Considine is D.A.'s Bureau brass. He's mountain climbing at the crimson Scare bandwagon to develop his occupation and to achieve custody of his followed son, a baby he kept from the horror of postwar Europe. Buzz Meeks-bagman, ex-Narco goon, and pimp for Howard Hughes-is struggling with communism for the cash. All 3 males have bought tickets to a nightmare.
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