Christmas 1951, Los Angeles: a city where the police are as corrupt as the criminals.
Six prisoners are beaten senseless in their cells by cops crazed on alcohol. For the three LAPD detectives involved, it will expose the guilty secrets on which they have built their corrupt and violent careers...
Ellroy's brutal, staccato graffiti tips over into art - no emotion is spared. A big powerful crime novel.
- Publication Date:
- 05 / 12 / 1997