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L. A. Noir : The Struggle For The Soul Of America's Most Seductive City (2009)

Call Number 364.1092/BUNTIN,J

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Adult Nonfiction364.1092/BUNTIN,JAvailable
Published: New York : Harmony Books, c2009
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  xii, 419 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780307352071, 0307352072,
Language:  English

A journalist and case writer presents a social history of Los Angeles, from Prohibition to the Watts riots, focusing on the long-running war between notorious gangster Mickey Cohen, and the man who would become the city's most famous police chief, William H. Parker

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