Re: RARA-AVIS: Historical HB

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 15 Jan 2002

--- George Pelecanos <> wrote:

> TRUE CONFESSIONS, by John Gregory Dunne (the book
> which Ellroy has
> acknowledged as the major literary influence on his
> post-Lloyd Hopkins
> career).

Mr. Pelecanos has great taste. TRUE CONFESSIONS is an
*amazing* book, ridiculously underrated. I first read it as a teenager, when it came out, and it had quite an impact on me.


===== Doug Bassett

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