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American Lightning

by Howard Blum

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24257069M
ISBN 109780307410269
OCLC/WorldCa277001229

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“In AMERICAN LIGHTNING Howard Blum brings to life the tragic bombing of the Los Angeles Times in l Writing with narrative verve and finely-honed detective instincts, Blum fleshes out the real story behind this hideous act of domestic terrorism/5(). American Lightning book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

It was an explosion that reverberated across American Lightning book country—and in /5. American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century - Kindle edition by Blum, Howard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century/5().

Book Summary. Simultaneously offering the absorbing reading experience of a can’t-put-it-down thriller and the perception-altering resonance of a story whose reverberations continue even today, American Lightning is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.

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American Lightning throws valuable new light on an episode that seems, for us today, particularly pertinent. Terrorism happened here." HOWARD BLUM is the author of eight previous books, including the national bestsellers Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and : Crown Publishing Group.

Apple Books Preview. American Lightning Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century. Howard Blum. 10 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. It was an explosion that reverberated across the country—and into the very heart of early-twentieth-century America.

On the morning of October 1,the walls of /5(10). That American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century is a true story was the first surprise I had in reading this book. I'm old enough to remember (vaguely) the Symbionese Liberation Army and SDS and had no idea that there was, in the earliest years of the last century, a wave of terrorist bombings so 5/5(5).

About American Lightning. In this masterpiece of narrative history, acclaimed author Howard Blum evokes the original "crime of the century" and an aftermath even more dramatic than the crime itself–a seminal episode in America’s history that would spark national debate and draw into its orbit master sleuth William J.

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which causes massive unexplained. A forgotten part of history, an original 'crime of the century', is enthrallingly brought to life. Upon reading the first couple pages of American Lightning, one comes across a list of characters that immediately signals that Howard Blum's work will read more like a mystery novel, than historical states, "I had no ambitions to be a 's a reporter's story.".

American Lightning Terror, Mystery, Movie-making, and the Crime of the Century (Book): Blum, Howard: Random House, was an explosion that reverberated across the country—and into the very heart of early-twentieth-century America.

On the morning of October 1,the walls of the Los Angeles Times Building buckled as a thunderous detonation sent men, machinery, and mortar rocketing. Details about Lightning Old American culture Book. Lightning Old American culture Book.

Item Information. Condition: Very Good. Price: US $ Lightning Old American culture Book. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Adding to your cart. The item you've selected was not Seller Rating: % positive. American Lightning does. It recovers the biography of the Burns detective agency, a story I did not know, it does a nice recounting of the wave of "anarchist" and organized labor bombings of symbols of capitalism in the first decade of the 20th century, including how famed lawyer Clarence Darrow got intertwined with it.

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