In 1948, James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles. He's the man behind the L.A. The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, and L.A. Quartet Secrecy, White Jazz, and the United States of America's Underworld American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand, and Blood's A Rover are the three books in the American Tabloid trilogy.
These seven books have received various awards and have gone on to become international best sellers. Ellroy is now based in Los Angeles. www.jamessellroy.net is a website dedicated to James Sellroy.