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James Ellroy


The Cold Six Thousand
2001

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James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. His L.A. Quartet novels - The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz - were international bestsellers. His novel American Tabloid was Time magazine's Best Book (fiction) of 1995; his memoir, My Dark Places, was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996. His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book for 2001. James Ellroy lives in Los Angeles.


It is unusual for her to say anything bad about anybody, but in this case, after it became clear that [George] Bush was going to be President, she took a tour of the White House, and she was appalled at the conditions. She thought that the decorating style, which was Hillary's decorating style, was gaudy.

- Ronald Kessler
Laura Bush


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