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User Review  - Hae-Yu - LibraryThing

While the description makes the reader envision a book about cops and mobsters, this is really a history of LA and the LAPD using mobster Mickey Cohen as the primary antagonist. As a history of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - hhornblower - LibraryThing

Like the author says in the epilogue, my knowledge of Chief Parker was Parker Center in downtown and when I thought of corruption in America, I instantly thought of Chicago. This book is a good ... Read full review

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User Review  - Unkletom - LibraryThing

Although L.A. Noir focuses on the story of two men, mobster Mickey Cohen and Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker, it provides lots of insight into the mindset and machinations of the LAPD from the ... Read full review


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