1958 -America is about to emerge into a bright new age - an age that will last until the 1000 days of John F Kennedy's presidency. Three men move beneath the glossy surface of power, men allied to the makers and shakers of the era. Peter Bondurant - Howard Hughes's right-hand man, Jimmy Hoffa's hitman. Kemper Boyd - employed by J. Edgar Hoover to infiltrate the Kennedy clan. Ward Littell, a man seeking redemption in Bobby Kennedy's drive against organised crime. The festering discontent goes into supernova as the Bay of Pigs ends in calamity, the Mob clamorous for payback, the year 1963.
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American tabloid: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Critics either adored or abhorred Ellroy's last crime novel, White Jazz, for its gritty subject matter and "word jazz" prose. American Tabloid, a fictional examination of the conspiracy-to-end-all-conspiracies-the assassination of JFK -will contain more of the same. Read full review
Review: American Tabloid (Underworld USA #1)User Review - Annika - Goodreads
Fascinating and poewrful. I didn't think I'd end up loving it as much as i did. Read full review