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Like Hot Knives to the Brain James Ellroy"s Search for Himself by Peter Wolfe

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary,
  • Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1948-,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Ellroy, James,,
  • History and criticism,
  • Psychological fiction, America,
  • Psychological fiction, American,
  • Self in literature,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9546175M
ISBN 100739108115
ISBN 109780739108116

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