The Black Dahlia

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Published:
[S.l.]: Grand Central Publishing, 2008.
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Rating:
General adult.
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Description
The highly acclaimed novel based on America's most infamous unsolved murder case. Dive into 1940s Los Angeles as two cops spiral out of control in their hunt for The Black Dahlia's killer in this powerful thriller that is "brutal and at the same time believable" ( New York Times ). On January 15, 1947, the torture-ravished body of a beautiful young woman is found in a Los Angeles vacant lot. The victim makes headlines as the Black Dahlia -- and so begins the greatest manhunt in California history. Caught up in the investigation are Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard: Warrants Squad cops, friends, and rivals in love with the same woman. But both are obsessed with the Dahlia -- driven by dark needs to know everything about her past, to capture her killer, to possess the woman even in death. Their quest will take them on a hellish journey through the underbelly of postwar Hollywood, to the core of the dead girl's twisted life, past the extremes of their own psyches -- into a region of total madness.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780446591492

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On January 15, 1947, the torture-ravished body of a beautiful young woman is found in a vacant lot. The victim makes headlines as the Black Dahlia-and so begins the greatest manhunt in California history. Caught up in the investigation are Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard: Warrants Squad cops, friends, and rivals in love with the same woman. But both are obsessed with the Dahlia-driven by dark needs to know everything about her past, to capture her killer, to possess the woman even in death. Their quest will take them on a hellish journey through the underbelly of postwar Hollywood, to the core of the dead girl's twisted life, past the extremes of their own psyches-into a region of total madness.
Target Audience
General adult.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ellroy, J. (2008). The Black Dahlia. [S.l.]: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ellroy, James. 2008. The Black Dahlia. [S.l.]: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ellroy, James, The Black Dahlia. [S.l.]: Grand Central Publishing, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ellroy, James. The Black Dahlia. [S.l.]: Grand Central Publishing, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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