American Tabloid by James EllroyWe are behind, and below, the scenes of JFK's presidential election, the Bay of Pigs, the assassination - in the underworld that connects Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, D.C... Where the CIA, the Mob, J. Edgar Hoover, Howard Hughes, Jimmy Hoffa, Cuban political exiles, and various loose cannons conspire in a covert anarchy... Where the right drugs, the right amount of cash...
The Black Dahlia by James EllroyOn 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...
Match these gangster books to their authors.Book to Author, played 66 times.
New York, Chicago and LA
Each of these books is set in one of these three American cities. Match the characters and descriptions to the titles.Multiple Choice, played 49 times.
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