The Black Dahlia

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LAPD investigators Bucky Bleichart and Lee Blanchard find themselves enthralled with the mysterious and brutal murder of a beautiful young woman, Elizabeth Short. Their obsession takes a dark turn as they delve into the underbelly of Hollywood and the heart of the dead woman's tortured and twisted past. It is a case that will test their mettle and their sanity. This gripping graphic novel adaptation of the bestselling novel by James Ellroy, The Black Dahlia , delves deeply into one of the most haunting unsolved crimes in American history. Acclaimed storyteller Matz ( The Killer ) and award-winning filmmaker David Fincher ( Gone Girl, Zodiac ) worked at length to preserve much of Ellroy's original dialogue while bringing the stark images of 1940s LA to full, living color with illustrator Miles Hyman.
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display_description 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.
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subject_facet Crime -- FICTION, Electronic books, Hard-Boiled -- Mystery & Detective, Historical -- Mystery & Detective, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Media Tie-In -- FICTION, Mystery fiction, Noir -- FICTION, Police -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Police Procedural -- Mystery & Detective, Young women -- Fiction
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