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

Perfidia : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)

Label
Perfidia : a novel
Title
Perfidia
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Ellroy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From "one of the great American writers of our time" (Los Angeles Times Book Review)-a brilliant crime/historical novel, and his largest, most accessible novel yet: 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."
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellroy, James
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.L6274
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • Hard-Boiled
  • Historical
  • Literary
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Label
Perfidia : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DF026CA9-42E6-46E5-8A86-2F5B63316AF4
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353212
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
df026ca9-42e6-46e5-8a86-2f5b63316af4
Publisher number
EB00268936
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883265022
Label
Perfidia : a novel, James Ellroy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DF026CA9-42E6-46E5-8A86-2F5B63316AF4
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385353212
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
df026ca9-42e6-46e5-8a86-2f5b63316af4
Publisher number
EB00268936
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)883265022

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