The Hilliker Curse: My Pursuit of Women. James Ellroy (Hardcover)
From "one of the great American writers of our time" "(Los Angeles Times Book Review)" comes a raw, explicit memoir as high-intensity and riveting as any of Ellroy's novels. He unsparingly describes his shattered childhood, his delinquent teens, his writing life, his love affairs and marriages, and a nervous breakdown, in this brilliant, soul-baring revelation.
About the Author
James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. His L.A. quartet -- The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential and White Jazz -- were international bestsellers. American Tabloid was Time's Novel of the Year in 1995; his memoir My Dark Places was Time's Best Book and a New York Times Notable book for 1996. His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book and Los Angeles Times Best Book for 2001. He lives on the coast of California.