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Author Ellroy, James, 1955- author.

Title Perfidia [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : a novel / James Ellroy.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. New York, New York : Random House Audio, [2014]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Books on CD Fiction  F ELLROY    AVAILABLE
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Description 22 audio discs (28 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital rda
audiofile CD audio rda
Note Title from container.
Performer Read by Craig Wasson.
Summary A pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles over twenty-three days beginning on December 6, 1941. The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder or ritual suicide? The investigation will draw four people into a totally Ellroy-ian tangle: a brilliant Japanese American forensic chemist; an unsatisfiably adventurous young woman; one police officer based in fact (William H. "Whiskey Bill" Parker, later to become the groundbreaking chief of the LAPD), the other the product of Ellroy's inimitable imagination (Dudley Smith, arch villain of The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, White Jazz). As their lives intertwine, we are given a story of war and of consuming romance, a searing expose of the Japanese internment, and an astonishingly detailed homicide investigation. In Perfidia, Ellroy delves more deeply than ever before into his characters' intellectual and emotional lives. But it has the full-strength, unbridled story-telling audacity that has marked all the acclaimed work of the "Demon Dog of American Crime Fiction.""-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction -- Sound recordings.
Japanese Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction -- Sound recordings.
World War, 1939-1945 -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction -- Sound recordings.
Genre Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Audiobooks.
Added Author Wasson, Craig, narrator.
ISBN 9780553399264
Music No. RHA 4653 Random House Audio
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