Table of contents for Like hot knives to the brain : James Ellroy's search for himself / Peter Wolfe.

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Abbreviations														 ix 
Preface 																 xi
Acknowledgments													 xv
1	An All-Star Cast of Ruffians										 1
2	Ghostly Visitations				 							 17
3	The Art of Attack													 35
4	A Cosmology with Mirrors										 51
5	Riding a Nightmare with Crazy Lloyd								 91
6	Back-door Justice on the Killing Fields								 133
7	An All-Star Criminal Cast											 201
Conclusion															 251
Selected Bibliography													 255
Index																 261
About the Author												 	 265

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ellroy, James, 1948- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Psychological fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Self in literature.