The Onion Field (Paperback)

By Joseph Wambaugh, James Ellroy (Introduction by)
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Description


This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one March night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field.

About the Author


Joseph Wambaugh, a former LAPD detective sergeant, is the bestselling author of seventeen prior works of fiction and nonfiction, including The Choirboys and The Onion Field. In 2004, he was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in southern California.

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. His L.A. quartet -- The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential and White Jazz -- were international bestsellers. American Tabloid was Time's Novel of the Year in 1995; his memoir My Dark Places was Time's Best Book and a New York Times Notable book for 1996. His novel The Cold Six Thousand was a New York Times Notable Book and Los Angeles Times Best Book for 2001. He lives on the coast of California.

Praise For…


"A complex story of tragic proportions... more ambitious than In Cold Blood and equally compelling!"—The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385341592
ISBN-10: 0385341598
Publisher: Delta
Publication Date: August 28th, 2007
Pages: 492
Language: English