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Because the Night, First Edition

Ellroy, James

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ISBN 10: 089296071X / ISBN 13: 9780892960712
Published by Mysterious Press, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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This is a fine, unmarked, hardcover first edition copy in green buckram in a near fine mylar protected DJ, black spine. A lovely copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 074426

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Title: Because the Night, First Edition

Publisher: Mysterious Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Ediion.

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Three citizens are butchered during a liquor store holdup. An unstable veteran cop vanishes without a trace. Nothing connects these events except for a nagging hunch in the back of Detective Sergeant Lloyd Hopkins' brain--a sinister foreboding that will lead him through the sin-and-sleaze playground of nighttime LA on the trail of a psycho psychiatrist with a talent for terror and mind-control. His gore-soaked journey through hell will plunge this determined manhunter into the dark heart of madness--and beyond.

About the Author:

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. His LA Quartet novels--The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz--were international bestsellers. American Tabloid was Time's Novel of the Year for 1995, and his memoir My Dark Places was a Time Best Book of the Year and a New York Times Notable Book for 1996. He lives on the California coast.



L. J. Ganser is the winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards and the 2005 Audie Award for Best Nonfiction Narration for his work in The Island at the Center of the World. He has appeared onstage in New York and in regional productions, has several episodes of Law & Order in his list of credits, and has recorded over two hundred audiobooks. Before becoming an actor, he was a ship's cook in Maine, a roofer, a painter, and a swim team coach.

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