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Alice in La-La Land

Alice in La-La Land

(The second book in the Whistler series)
A novel by

Publisher's Weekly
Campbell's In La-La Land We Trust received rave reviews and this maze-like sequel should, too. ''La-La Land' is a Los Angeles area that private-eye Whistler knows well, turf for male and female whores, drunks and druggies. When lovely Nell Twelvetrees, a stranger in La-La, asks Whistler to be her bodyguard, he gladly accepts, and not just for the fee. He is captivated by Nell and eager to protect her from her husband Roger, a millionaire TV comic. Assaults on Whistler and the woman follow, as she tries to force Roger to settle a fortune on her during divorce negotiations. Also involved in these events are Jenny, the comic's lethal daughter, and her eerie boyfriend. A crooked cop, battered hookers and other types figure in the cunning plot. No one is what he or she seems, especially the Alice of the title. She plays a startling role in this chronicle by an author who shines as a satirist but creates feeling in the reader for even the worst of his debauched characters.

Library Journal
The environs of Los Angeles are as much a part of Campbell's new Whistler novel as are the many and varied street types, the over-paid celebrities and their hangers-on. Whistler is hired to protect Nell Twelvetrees, third wife of an aging TV personality with a yen for under-age hookers and a set of psychological problems straight from a textbook. Brimming with unexpected action, hidden clues, and Campbell's great storytelling, this sequel to In La-La Land We Trust (1986) is a treat of smooth prose with a jolt at the end. JV

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Hardback Editions

November 1987 : USA Hardback
Title: Alice in La-LA Land
Author(s): Robert Campbell
ISBN: 0-671-64483-1 / 978-0-671-64483-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poseidon Pr
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Paperback Editions

April 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: Alice in La-LA Land
Author(s): Robert Campbell
ISBN: 1-58444-024-4 / 978-1-58444-024-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disc Us Books Inc
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1994 : UK Paperback
Title: Alice In La-La Land
Author(s): Robert Campbell
ISBN: 1-85501-554-4 / 978-1-85501-554-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Sheridan Book Company
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October 1988 : USA Paperback
Title: Alice in La-LA Land
Author(s): Robert Campbell
ISBN: 0-671-66931-1 / 978-0-671-66931-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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October 1990 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Author(s): Campbell
ISBN: 0-671-73343-5 / 978-0-671-73343-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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April 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: Alice in La-La Land
Author(s): Robert Campbell
ISBN: 0-09-958180-9 / 978-0-09-958180-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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