New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1992. First American edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 349pp. Very slight smudges on bottom edge, rough cut front edge. Signed by Ellroy and inscribed on the ffe. Very Good / very good except as noted. Item #17601
A "dirty cop" tells his story of bribes, shakedowns, beatings, and killings in Los Angeles police department, all of which he helped create, but now, due to department corruption investigations, he is the scapegoat and he needs to get out of it alive.