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Clandestine [electronic resource] / James Ellroy.

Ellroy, James, 1948- (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453227954 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1453227954 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Road : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: A murder investigation nearly drives a beat cop to madness Despite the sunshine, high necklines, and demure purity of its silver-screen goddesses, Los Angeles in the 1950s is not a gentle place. Even as a young cop, Freddy Underhill knows this. Patrolling one of L.A.'s roughest districts, he sees the lust, rage, and madness that permeate the city-and stands in wonder and dismay at it all. He covers the beat with his partner Wacky Walker, a World War II veteran with a Medal of Honor, a drinking problem, and a serious obsession with death. When an old flame of Freddy's is murdered, the investigation takes them deep into the shadiest part of the city, where Freddy will have to embrace the darkness if he wants to emerge with his life.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Police > California > Los Angeles > Fiction.
Electronic books.
Los Angeles (Calif.) > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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