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LAPD '53

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Description for LAPD '53 Hardcover. James Ellroy, the bestselling author and master of LA noir, takes a look at a notable year of crime and perversity in Los Angeles alongside compelling vintage photos from the LAPD archives. Num Pages: 208 pages, 85 duotone photographs. BIC Classification: AJC; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 225 x 25. Weight in Grams: 626.
James Ellroy, the undisputed master of crime writing, has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Museum to present a stunning text on 1953 LA. While combing the museum’s photo archives, Ellroy discovered that the year featured a wide array of stark and unusual imagery—and he has written 25,000 words that illuminate the crimes and law enforcement of the era. Ellroy offers context and layers on wild and rich atmosphere—this is the cauldron that was police work in the city of the tarnished angels more than six decades ago. More than 80 duotone photos are spread throughout the book in ... Read more

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About Ellroy, James, Los Angeles Police Museum
James Ellroy is the award-winning author of 18 books, including The Black Dahlia, L.A. Confidential, White Jazz, American Tabloid, and The Cold Six Thousand. Ellroy’s new novel, Perfidia, will be published by Alfred A. Knopf in September 2014. Housed in the oldest surviving LAPD station, The Los Angeles Police Museum chronicles the formation and development of the LAPD from its ... Read more

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'It's a perfect marriage of words and pictures, but above all it is a love letter to the city of his birth, LA, says Ellroy, 'is the town that made me and that I must return to, again and again.' As must we.' Tatler, July 2015

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