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By Dan Fante

ISBN-10: 006195912X

ISBN-13: 9780061959127

In la, suffering telemarketer-writer and part-time under the influence of alcohol Bruno Dante is jobless back. The ebook of his e-book of brief tales has been do away with indefinitely. looking out the wish advertisements for a gig, he reveals a chauffeur activity. while Bruno calls the quantity within the advert, he discovers the boss is his former long island agency David Koffman, who's starting a West Coast department of his thriving limo provider. Koffman hires Bruno as resident supervisor of Dav-Ko Hollywood less than one situation: he needs to stay sober. yet quick enterprise good fortune triggers an abrupt booze-and-blackout-soaked downward spiral for Bruno, forcing him to confront his personal insanity as he struggles to maintain his outdated wide-spread demons from getting the simplest of him over again.

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Okay, let’s move on. ” I sucked in air. I could feel my face reddening and I was beginning to experience the onset of two simultaneous physical sensations: Either (a) I was going to pass out or (b) I was going to shit in my pants. “That’s just more hyperbole, prevarication, and cocksnot,” I snarled. “Like calling the company a consortium. We didn’t sell precious metals. No such thing. We sold coins. You know, uncalculated old silver dollars and Buffalo nickels ’n’ shit. Krugerrands. ” Setting my résumé on the table Koffman folded his arms.

According to Ms. Darforth-Keats she was educated at Grafton College in London and during our interview she confided two things that told me all I needed to know about her lopsided personality: (a) As a teenager she’d developed an eating disorder (she said she was a recovering bulimic), and (b) she had a strong personal affinity for gay men. Her lifelong best friends were all gay. Swell. S. residency by marrying a New York City Times Square beat cop, Bernard Waltz. Her letters of reference testified that she was good with computers and had been a part-time nanny for ten years and then a dispatcher-bookkeeper for a Manhattan ambulance company.

Ten-four,” he said, imitating me. “When I leave Los Angeles you’ll be in charge. A. ” “You have my commitment,” I said. “We’re on our way, Bruno,” he grinned. ” Then Koffman swung the door open. “I want you to meet Francisco, my lover. He’s from Guatemala. ” There was the kid across the room waving shyly and mouthing the word “hi,” now with his shirt on. About twenty-five. Black hair combed straight back and copper skin with the miniature body of a gymnast. Nice even teeth too. But, as promised, I went to AA.

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