James Ellroy Signs in San Diego
Mysterious Galaxy, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
James Ellroy is no stranger to humanity’s dark side since his exposure to the tragedy of homicide in his early years. James has brought his knowledge of mystery and love for fiction to his literary Los Angeles, writing noteworthy novels such as The black dahlia and L.A. Confidential. Perfidia, his newest, begins at the brink of World War II with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent stateside panic. As Japanese internment begins, the hellish murder of a Japanese family brings four people together: a captain on the police force, a brilliant Japanese-American forensic chemist, an adventurous young woman, and character most familiar to loyal Ellroy readers, Irish émigré Dudley Smith.
This is a numbered event – numbers for the signing line are free with the purchase of Perfidia from Mysterious Galaxy, available September 9th, starting at 10 AM!
If you are planning to attend the event, please do not place your order through the web site as all such orders are processed after the event. Instead, please contact the store and purchase the book on or after the on-sale date.
Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
James Ellroy discusses & signs Perfidia
Vroman's Bookstore, Thursday, September 25 at 7pm
In this new novel, James Ellroy writes about Los Angeles in a way that he never has before. It is December 6, 1941, and America stands at the brink of World War II. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. Los Angeles has been a haven for loyal Japanese-Americans—but now, war fever and race hate grip the city and the Japanese internment begins. The hellish murder of a Japanese family summons several Angelenos - a detective, a war profiteer, the only Japanese-American on the LA cop payroll, and a young woman looking for adventure - who must come together before the investigation rips them apart.
Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.
Location: Street: 695 E. Colorado Blvd City: Pasadena, Province: California Postal Code: 91101 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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