Edition: First printing.
New York: Mysterious Press, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A noir epic, set in Los Angeles in 1953 where six innocent people are gunned down at an all-night diner, a horrific murder that haunts the three policemen who arrive to investigate. Basis for the Oscar nominated film of the same name, featuring Kim Basinger, who won the Academy award for Best Supporting actress. INSCRIBED on the title page with the words "blood heat!" 496 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-2933.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket. An exceptional copy of one of Ellroy's best books.