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American tabloid, by James Ellroy

Label
American tabloid
Title
American tabloid
Statement of responsibility
by James Ellroy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel of the Kennedy era, portraying the president in a far from flattering light. There are three protagonists: a CIA agent who pimps for JFK, another agent who trains anti-Castro rebels, and a lawyer who is a Mafia hunter. Through their eyes are seen the conflicting interests of the Kennedys, the director of the FBI, organized crime, organized labor, Castro and Cuban exiles. By the author of White Jazz
Member of
Summary
Offers a story of the dark secrets behind Kennedy's election and assassination, the Bay of Pigs, and the roles of the underworld, the CIA, Howard Hughes, Hoover, and three renegade law-enforcement officers
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
002267
Cataloging source
AKD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellroy, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Underworld U.S.A. trilogy, #1
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political corruption
  • Criminals
  • Violence
  • Criminals
  • Political corruption
  • Criminals
  • Political corruption
  • Violence
Target audience
adult
Label
American tabloid, by James Ellroy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Knopf, 1995
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1665679
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
571 pages
Isbn
9780375727375
Lccn
94042898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375727375
  • (OCoLC)46922124
Label
American tabloid, by James Ellroy
Publication
Note
Previously published: New York : Knopf, 1995
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1665679
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
571 pages
Isbn
9780375727375
Lccn
94042898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375727375
  • (OCoLC)46922124

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