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The Resource L.A. noir : the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city, John Buntin

L.A. noir : the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city, John Buntin

Label
L.A. noir : the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city
Title
L.A. noir
Title remainder
the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city
Statement of responsibility
John Buntin
Title variation
Struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DWP
Dewey number
364.109794/9409042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6795.L6
LC item number
B86 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
L.A. noir : the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city, John Buntin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- pt. 1. The fallen city -- 1. The Mickey Mouse Mafia -- 2. The "white spot" -- 3. The combination -- 4. The bad old good old days -- pt. 2. The struggle for authority -- 5. "Jewboy" -- 6. Comrade Bill -- 7. Bugsy -- 8. Dynamite -- 9. Getting away with murder (Inc.) -- 10. L.A. noir -- 11. The sporting life -- pt. 3. The enemy within -- 12. The double agent -- 13. Internal affairs -- 14. The evangelist -- 15. "Whiskey Bill" -- 16. Dragnet -- 17. The Trojan horse -- 18. The Magna Carta of the criminal -- 19. The enemy within -- pt. 4. All the way or nothing -- 20. The Mike Wallace interview -- 21. The electrician -- 22. Chocolate city -- 23. Disneyland -- 24. Showgirls -- 25. The Muslim cult -- 26. The gas chamber -- 27. Watts -- 28. R.I.P. -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Credits -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 419 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307352071
Lccn
2010278711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated dust jacket. Quarter black cloth, gray paper boards; spine stamped in silver. Contains images from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)431334523
  • ucoclc431334523
Label
L.A. noir : the struggle for the soul of America's most seductive city, John Buntin
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- pt. 1. The fallen city -- 1. The Mickey Mouse Mafia -- 2. The "white spot" -- 3. The combination -- 4. The bad old good old days -- pt. 2. The struggle for authority -- 5. "Jewboy" -- 6. Comrade Bill -- 7. Bugsy -- 8. Dynamite -- 9. Getting away with murder (Inc.) -- 10. L.A. noir -- 11. The sporting life -- pt. 3. The enemy within -- 12. The double agent -- 13. Internal affairs -- 14. The evangelist -- 15. "Whiskey Bill" -- 16. Dragnet -- 17. The Trojan horse -- 18. The Magna Carta of the criminal -- 19. The enemy within -- pt. 4. All the way or nothing -- 20. The Mike Wallace interview -- 21. The electrician -- 22. Chocolate city -- 23. Disneyland -- 24. Showgirls -- 25. The Muslim cult -- 26. The gas chamber -- 27. Watts -- 28. R.I.P. -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Credits -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 419 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307352071
Lccn
2010278711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated dust jacket. Quarter black cloth, gray paper boards; spine stamped in silver. Contains images from Library Special Collections' holdings. Gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)431334523
  • ucoclc431334523

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