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Official Negligence. How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD


Condition: Fine/pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing)

New York: Times Books, (1997). Second printing. black boards with silver lettering. Fine/pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing). Quarto. Illustrated with photographs Inscribed by the author “Official Negligence illuminates all the characters and events surrounding what went wrong in Los Angeles. In so doing, it lays bare the ethnic, racial, and economic fault lines that divide American society at the approach of the millennium. It is an extraordinary feat of reporting, a gripping and cautionary tale for our time.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56901
  • Title: Official Negligence. How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD
  • Author: CANNON Lou
  • Format/binding: Black boards with silver lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (some rubbing)
  • Edition: Second printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Times Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: (1997)
  • Keywords: Rodney King, Los Angeles Riots, Twentieth Century Los Angeles History, Racism, Socio-Economic Divisions, Police Officers, Excessive Force, Brutality, Court Cases, Western Americana, Californiana
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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