The Hilliker Curse

The Hilliker Curse

[my Pursuit of Women]

Audiobook CD - 2010
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The year was 1958. Jean Hilliker had divorced her fast-buck hustler husband and resurrected her maiden name. Her son, James, was ten years old. He hated and lusted after his mother and "summoned her dead." She was murdered three months later. The Hilliker Curse is a predator's confession, a treatise on guilt and on the power of malediction, and above all, a cri de coeur. James Ellroy unsparingly describes his shattered childhood, his delinquent teens, his writing life, his love affairs and marriages, his nervous breakdown, and the beginning of a relationship with an extraordinary woman who may just be the long-sought Her.
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2010.
Edition: Library edition
ISBN: 9780307875877
0307875873
Branch Call Number: AUDIOBK CD 813.54 ELLROY J
Characteristics: 6 audio discs (approximately 78 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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