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Down-on-his-luck private eye Whistler becomes enmeshed in the corruption, depravity, lust, and violence that lurks behind the facades of the rich and beautiful when he takes the job of protecting Nell Twelvetrees from her sadistic, estranged husband
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Robert Campbell is the author of more than twenty-five novels, including the American Book Award-nominated The Spy Who Sat and Waited. His screenplay for Man of a Thousand Faces was nominated for an Academy Award.From Publishers Weekly:
Campbell's In La-La Land We Trust received rave reviews and this maze-like sequel should, too. "La-La Land' is a Los Angeles area that private-eye Whistler knows well, turf for male and female whores, drunks and druggies. When lovely Nell Twelvetrees, a stranger in La-La, asks Whistler to be her bodyguard, he gladly accepts, and not just for the fee. He is captivated by Nell and eager to protect her from her husband Roger, a millionaire TV comic. Assaults on Whistler and the woman follow, as she tries to force Roger to settle a fortune on her during divorce negotiations. Also involved in these events are Jenny, the comic's lethal daughter, and her eerie boyfriend. A crooked cop, battered hookers and other types figure in the cunning plot. No one is what he or she seems, especially the Alice of the title. She plays a startling role in this chronicle by an author who shines as a satirist but creates feeling in the reader for even the worst of his debauched characters.
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Book Description Pocket, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0671733435