About this book
Reissues of the first two books in Ellroy's "Underworld USA" trilogy, with new jackets to tie in with the paperback of the third volume, "Blood's A Rover", which is new out this month.
Dallas, November 22nd, 1963. Wayne Tedrow Jr has arrived to kill a man. The fee is $6,000. He finds himself instead in the middle of the cover-up following JFK's assassination. There follows a hellish five-year ride through the sordid underbelly of public policy via Las Vegas, Vietnam, CIA dope dealing, Cuba, sleazy showbiz, racism and the Klan.