By James Ellroy

ISBN-10: 0307278794

ISBN-13: 9780307278791

ISBN-10: 044022098X

ISBN-13: 9780440220985

ISBN-10: 0736632557

ISBN-13: 9780736632553

ISBN-10: 1883402549

ISBN-13: 9781883402549

In “Dick Contino’s Blues,” a novella encouraged through the real-life entertainer, a serial killer at the unfastened in West Hollywood will get twisted up with a faux kidnapping; the gathering additionally includes five tales of corrupt law enforcement officials, goons with weapons, and mobsters, prepared within the fading glory of Fifties Los Angeles

not anyone performs accordion like Dick Contino. His expert hands can locate attractiveness in even the schmaltziest borscht belt favorites, and together with his matinee-idol seems to be he can be a genuine superstar. at once, notwithstanding, he’s slumming it because the headliner in a Grade Z teenybopper photo referred to as Daddy-O. He’s too stable for this motion picture, and completing it will take him to a really darkish place.
 
Daddy-O and Dick Contino are either genuine, their tales dredged out of the earlier via James Ellroy, a grasp of ancient crime fiction. In Dick Contino’s Blues he is taking us to B-List Hollywood in 1957—a time while video clips have been pleased and soiled secrets and techniques lurked simply off digital camera. incorporated in addition to the novella are 5 brief tales, all within the author’s inimitable tough-bitten style.

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