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L.A. Confidential

by James Ellroy

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Three troubled cops — Ed Exley, desperately seeking glory; vengeful Bud White, a witness to his mother's murder by his father; and Jack Vincennes, a shakedown artist with a dark secret — tread a fine line between right and wrong in 1950s Los Angeles.