In this highly acclaimed novel, the author of Permanent Midnight channels fallen early-Hollywood star Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Fatty tells his own story of success, addiction, and a precipitous fall from grace after being framed for a brutal crime-a national media scandal that set the precedent for those so familiar today.
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"Jerry Stahl is the American hipster bard." --James Ellroy
"Jerry Stahl's work fills the gap in American literature left void since the death of the late, great Terry Southern." --Jim Carroll
"[Stahl's] brilliantly demented riffs beg to be read-or screamed-aloud." --Entertainment WeeklyAbout the Author:
Jerry Stahl has written for GQ, Village Voice, and Esquire, among others, as well as film and television. He is the author of the acclaimed memoir Permanent Midnight, which was made into a film starring Ben Stiller, and the novels Perv and Plainclothes Naked. He has one daughter and lives in Los Angeles.
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Book Description Allison & Busby, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0749083824