The DEMON DOG of Los Angeles letters and creator of L.A. Confidential – has broken his vow not to read. Cats and kitties, what savory treat tempted the tempestuous bard of the dirty city of dreams? Yes, it was my new book, MICKEY COHEN: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster:
“THIS IS A SLASHING GOOD BOOK –
A RAZOR-SHARP BIO OF THE MALEVOLENT MACHER MICKEY THE C:
THE CONFOUNDING KINGPIN OF L.A. CRIME.
BUY THIS BOOK NOW — IT’LL HANG YOU OUT TO DRY!!”
— JAMES ELLROY
The trailer for Gangster Squad, the major cop movie starring Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, and Sean Penn as L.A.’s Capone — Mickey Cohen — has just been released. Set in the late 1940s, it’s sizzling! It opens Sept. 7. Want the skinny on the decades-long grip Hollywood mob boss Mickey Cohen held on L.A.? And the true story of the pint-sized macher, NOW? Buy MICKEY COHEN: The Life and Crimes of Crime of L.A’s Notorious Mobster. Packed with juicy details, steaming stars and raunchy revelations — this macro-picture of the L.A. underworld, from Prohibition to 1976, is where you’ll find the hidden faces who did the dirty, glean rare government documents, unseen archival photos — and get down to cases!
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