Another City, Not My Own
Told from the point of view of one of Dunne's most familiar fictional characters - Gus Bailey - "Another City, Not My Own" tells how Gus, the movers and shakers of Los Angeles, and the city itself are drawn into the vortex of the O.J. Simpson trial. We have met Gus Bailey in previous novels by Dominick Dunne. He is a writer and journalist, father of a murdered child, and chronicler of justice - served or denied - as it relates to the rich and famous. Now back in Los Angeles, a city that once adored him and later shunned him, Gus is caught up in what soon becomes a national obsession. Using real names and places, Dunne interweaves the story of the trial with the personal trials Gus endures as he faces his own mortality.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
I was in Thailand while the OJ trial was THE only story out of the United States at the time - this book gets to the root of why we were all fascinated by it all. Read full review
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You know how a pointellist painting makes a whole picture out of separate colored specks ? This book was like that. individual paragraphs, slices of conversation, reactions and responses almost in ... Read full review