The Resource Widespread panic : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)

Widespread panic : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)

Label
Widespread panic : a novel
Title
Widespread panic
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Ellroy
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
From the modern master of noir comes a novel based on the real-life Hollywood fixer Freddy Otash, the malevolent monarch of the 1950s L.A. underground, and his Tinseltown tabloid Confidential magazine. Freddy Otash was the man in the know and the man to know in '50s L.A. He was a rogue cop, a sleazoid private eye, a shakedown artist, a pimp--and, most notably, the head strong-arm goon for Confidential magazine. Confidential presaged the idiot internet--and delivered the dirt, the dish, the insidious ink, and the scurrilous skank. It mauled misanthropic movie stars, sex-soiled socialites, and putzo politicians. Mattress Jack Kennedy, James Dean, Montgomery Clift, Burt Lancaster, Liz Taylor, Rock Hudson--Frantic Freddy outed them all. He was the Tattle Tyrant who held Hollywood hostage, and now he's here to CONFESS. "I'm consumed with candor and wracked with recollection. I'm revitalized and resurgent. My meshugenah march down memory lane begins NOW." In Freddy's viciously entertaining voice, Widespread Panic torches 1950s Hollywood to the ground. It's a blazing revelation of coruscating corruption, pervasive paranoia, and of sin and redemption with nothing in between. Here is James Ellroy in savage quintessence. Freddy Otash confesses--and you are here to read and succumb
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1948-
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Ellroy, James
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3555.L6274
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Craig Wasson
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Wasson, Craig
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  • Periodicals
  • Conspiracies
  • Scandals
  • Celebrities
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
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Label
Widespread panic : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5745257
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unknown
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 25 min., 12 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780593411032
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)1256669888
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Label
Widespread panic : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5745257
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12 hr., 25 min., 12 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593411032
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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24a7d58e-b4f8-4817-b54d-e7ab22fe0d88
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1256669888
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not applicable
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