LAPD '53

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UPC:
9781419715853
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
2015-05-19
Release Date:
2015-05-19
Author:
James Ellroy;Glynn Martin for the Los Angeles Police Museum
Language:
english
Edition:
1st Edition

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 museums photo archives, Ellroy discovered that the year featured a wide array of stark and unusual imageryand 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 atmospherethis 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 the manner of hard-edged police evidence.