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The Resource This Storm

This Storm

Label
This Storm
Title
This Storm
Statement of responsibility
James Ellroy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A massive novel of World War II Los Angeles. The crowning work of an American master.It is January, 1942. Torrential rainstorms hit L.A. A body is unearthed in Griffith Park. The cops rate it a routine dead-man job. They're grievously wrong. It's a summons to misalliance and all the spoils of a brand-new war.Elmer Jackson is a corrupt Vice cop. He's a flesh peddler and a bagman for the L.A. Chief of Police. Hideo Ashida is a crime-lab whiz, caught up in the maelstrom of the Japanese internment. Dudley Smith is an LAPD hardnose working Army Intelligence. He's gone rogue and gone all-the-way Fascist. Joan Conville was born rogue. She's a defrocked Navy lieutenant and a war profiteer to her core.They've signed on for the dead-man job. They've got a hot date with History. They will fight their inner wars within The War with unstoppable fury
Member of
Summary
A corrupt vice cop, a crime-lab whiz facing Japanese internment, a fascist police consultant to Army Intelligence and a rogue profiteer investigate a historically relevant murder in 1942 Los Angeles
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10781455
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Ellroy, James
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Second L. A. quartet
Series volume
0002
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
This Storm
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780525521730
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
This Storm
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780525521730
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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