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The Cold Six Thousand

(2001)
(The second book in the Underworld U.S.A. series)
A novel by

 
In this savagely audacious novel, James Ellroy plants a pipe bomb under the America in the 1960s, lights the fuse, and watches the shrapnel fly. On November 22, 1963 three men converge in Dallas. Their job: to clean up the JFK hit's loose ends and inconvenient witnesses. They are Wayne Tedrow, Jr., a Las Vegas cop with family ties to the lunatic right; Ward J. Littell, a defrocked FBI man turned underworld mouthpiece; and Pete Bondurant, a dope-runner and hit-man who serves as the mob's emissary to the anti-Castro underground.

It goes bad from there. For the next five years these night-riders run a whirlwind of plots and counter-plots: Howard Hughes's takeover of Vegas, J. Edgar Hoover's war against the civil rights movement, the heroin trade in Vietnam, and the murders of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy. Wilder than L. A. Confidential, more devastating than American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand establishes Ellroy as one of our most fearless novelists.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-679-40392-2 / 978-0-679-40392-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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April 2001 : UK Hardback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-7126-4817-8 / 978-0-7126-4817-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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2001 : USA Hardback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-641-55931-3 / 978-0-641-55931-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-09-953783-4 / 978-0-09-953783-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windmill Books
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June 2002 : USA Paperback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-375-72740-X / 978-0-375-72740-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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2001 : UK Paperback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-09-989330-4 / 978-0-09-943433-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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April 2001 : UK Paperback
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-7126-7895-6 / 978-0-7126-8976-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

2001 : UK Paperback
Title: THE COLD SIX THOUSAND.
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-7126-7206-0 / 978-0-7126-7206-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century Pub.Co.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 1-4450-5046-3 / 978-1-4450-5046-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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September 2015 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 1-4450-5047-1 / 978-1-4450-5047-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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September 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

September 2015 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2001 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   

May 2001 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
ISBN: 0-375-41915-2 / 978-0-375-41915-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Cold Six Thousand
Author(s): James Ellroy
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld USA 2 (Underworld USA series)
Author(s): James Ellroy
Publisher: Vintage
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