Three former lawmen become immersed in the political corruption that leads to President John F. Kennedys assassination. Hired killer Pete Bondurant works for Howard Hughes, ex-FBI agent Ward Littell becomes a mob lawyer, and CIA operative Kemper Boyd pimps for Kennedy. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language. Followed by "The cold six thousand". 2010.
Ellroy, James, 1948- Underworld USA trilogy ; 1
Underworld USA trilogy
Underworld USA trilogy ; 1
15380 -- Suspense and thrillers -- Sensations (romans à)
Political corruption -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Fiction.