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High Life (Little House on the Bowery)
High Life - Little House on the Bowery
Author: Matthew Stokoe
ISBN-13: 9781888451320
ISBN-10: 1888451327
Publication Date: 7/2002
Pages: 326
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Publisher: Akashic Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Jack, an English transplant to Los Angeles, is totally immersed not only in bodily fluids but also in the mythos of Hollywood. He gains sustenance from obsessing about the lives of every Tom, Brad, and Leonardo in Hollywood - which comes at the expense of what passes for his real life. For about a year, he's been married to a practicing prostitute who has recently sold one of her kidneys. When she goes missing, he goes out to find her (or her body), an attempt that plops him amid a cast of kinky characters, including porn-star Rex and police officer Ryan, who leaves a trail of slime in his wake. Above all, though, are Bella and Powell, who give new meaning to the concept of keeping their marriage fresh.