Sunday, August 27, 2006

The One Movie I Want To See

The Black Dahlia.

I was transfixed by Ellroy's book, as I was by all the ones that followed. I had first-edition copies of Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, L.A. Confidential, and White Jazz, but had to sell them (along with lots of other first editions) to hire a lawyer to handle a rather complicated divorce.

That was 10 years ago. Still, I think having to sell them broke my heart more than the marriage ending.

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