Dick Contino's Blues And Other Stories

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Dick Contino - 50s accordian player, a star in the making, is destroyed by a draft-dodging scandal. His life is on the skids until he comes up with the idea of resurrecting his career with a fake kidnapping scam.

meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose in Los Angeles...a killer who is closer to Contino than he suspects - a killer who wants in on the kidnap - for real...

Plus five previously unpublished short stories.

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"The outstanding American crime-writer of his generation" ( Peter Gutteridge, Independent)

"James Ellroy writes like a man possessed about men possessed" ( David Pascoe, Modern Review)

"Not since the days of Hammett and Chandler has the crime novel been so eloquent and seductive" ( VOX)

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James Ellroys epochal first collection of short fiction

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