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My Dark Places - James Ellroy
My Dark Places
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In 1958, when James Ellroy was 10 years old, his mother's body was found in a run-down town near Los Angeles. The murderer was never found; the case remains unsolved. This remarkable book--part unflinching autobiography, part vivid reportage--tells an extraordinarily gripping story about the... show more
In 1958, when James Ellroy was 10 years old, his mother's body was found in a run-down town near Los Angeles. The murderer was never found; the case remains unsolved. This remarkable book--part unflinching autobiography, part vivid reportage--tells an extraordinarily gripping story about the failed murder investigation, uncovering Ellroy's daring, revelatory journey into and through his most forbidding memories. 14 photos.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780517288993 (0517288990)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
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La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
5.0 My Dark Places
Varios meses sufri las idas y venidas de la investgacion de Ellroy . Muchas historias pertubadoras sobre crimenes paralelos a la pelirroja Jean . Muchas mujeres muertas solo por el hecho de ser mujeres . MUchos hombres que impusieron crueldad solamente porque podian , porque la sociedad lo permitia ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
1.0
Not for me at this timeRead By: Michael PrichardTotal Duration: 14:52:32blurbs - From the author of L.A. Confidential comes My Dark Places, an investigative autobiography by James Ellroy. In 1958, Ellroy's mother, Jean, was raped, killed, and dumped off a road in El Monte, Cal...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
3.0
I prefer to keep away from a biographical analysis of a writer's work in general, but no bloody wonder Ellroy writes the stories he does. It's either that, or never communicate at all.
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