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86'd: A Novel

Fante, Dan

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ISBN 10: 0061779229 / ISBN 13: 9780061779220
Published by Harper Perennial, U.S.A., 2009
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: 86'd: A Novel

Publisher: Harper Perennial, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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In Los Angeles, struggling telemarketer-writer and part-time drunk Bruno Dante is jobless again. The publication of his book of short stories has been put off indefinitely. Searching the want ads for a gig, he finds a chauffeur job. When Bruno calls the number in the ad, he discovers the boss is his former Manhattan employer David Koffman, who is opening a West Coast branch of his thriving limo service. Koffman hires Bruno as resident manager of Dav-Ko Hollywood under one condition: he must remain sober. But instant business success triggers an abrupt booze-and-blackout-soaked downward spiral for Bruno, forcing him to confront his own madness as he struggles to keep his old familiar demons from getting the best of him yet again.

About the Author:

Dan Fante is the author of the memoir Fante, the novels 86'd, Chump Change, Mooch, and Spitting Off Tall Buildings, and several books of poetry, short stories, and plays. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

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