American Tabloid by James Ellroy

American Tabloid is a 1995 novel by James Ellroy. The novel chronicles three rogue American law enforcement officers from November 22, 1958 through November 22, 1963. Each becomes involved in a web of interconnecting associations between the FBI, CIA, and the mafia, which eventually lead to their involvement in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

The 1012th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  2. - 100 Novels That Shaped Our World (BBC)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
American Tabloid Hardcover 3303167 $0.45
American Tabloid: A Novel (Vintage) Kindle Edition 50053 $9.99 2011
American Tabloid Mass Market Paperback 594927 $3.99 $0.01 1995
American Tabloid: A Novel Paperback 2723431 $6.99 $0.01 1997
American Tabloid (Underworld USA Trilogy) Audio CD 8783909 $41.91 $63.62 2015
American Tabloid Hardcover 467764 $22.49 $0.58 1995
American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand: Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy Vol.1 (Everyman's Library CLASSICS) Hardcover 4273288 $18.69 $21.56 2019
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American Tabloid Paperback 151432 $12.36 $1.35 2001
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