A Gin-Pissing-Raw-Meat-Dual-Carburetor-V8-Son-of-a-Bitch

A Gin-Pissing-Raw-Meat-Dual-Carburetor-V8-Son-of-a-Bitch from Los Angeles: Collected Poems, 1983-2002 Poetry In this searing collection of poetry by the author of CHUMP CHANGE, Fante tracks twenty years of excess booze, drugs, and women He infuses his poetry with bawdy humor, philosophical sensibilities, and tales of private hell of his own making His distinct voice reads like short stories from his diary pages, with glimpses of his travels, women, friends, and most memorably, the haunts of his famous father, the author John Fante The poems are complemented with the unique paintings and drawings from the diary collection of his friend, Michael Napper Foreword by Joyce Fante and introduction by Ben Pleasants ❰Reading❯ ➿ Book Lover Author Jennifer Kaufman – Lavons.co.uk Fante tracks twenty years of excess booze [EPUB] ✷ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector By Delores Fossen – Lavons.co.uk drugs ❰EPUB❯ ✰ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – Lavons.co.uk and women He infuses his poetry with bawdy humor ❰Epub❯ ❧ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Auteur Carole Mortimer – Lavons.co.uk philosophical sensibilities ➵ [Reading] ➷ If the Stiletto Fits... By Wendy Etherington ➪ – Lavons.co.uk and tales of private hell of his own making His distinct voice reads like short stories from his diary pages ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☄ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, Author Cindi Myers – Lavons.co.uk with glimpses of his travels [PDF] ❤ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires By Robyn Donald – Lavons.co.uk women [Reading] ➶ An Amish Family Christmas By Marta Perry – Lavons.co.uk friends [PDF / Epub] ☆ Interrupted Lullaby By Dana R. Lynn – Lavons.co.uk and most memorably ➶ [Read] ➲ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James ➾ – Lavons.co.uk the haunts of his famous father ☉ Vows of Revenge PDF / Epub ❤ Author Dani Collins – Lavons.co.uk the author John Fante The poems are complemented with the unique paintings and drawings from the diary collection of his friend ☉ Not a Fairy Tale PDF / Epub ❤ Author Romy Sommer – Lavons.co.uk Michael Napper Foreword by Joyce Fante and introduction by Ben Pleasants I picked up this collection of poems having enjoyed Fante s novels These poems span the two decades where Fante was at the height of his drinking and drug use and working odd jobs telemarketing, driving a cab that he would later mine in his fiction The poems address his depressions, drug and alcohol use, the ever present shadow of his father, women, the drudgery or successes of work, and his relationships.There is a raw honesty to Fante s poems that I appreciate Fante nicely captures feelin I picked up this collection of poems having enjoyed Fante s novels These poems span the two decades where Fante was at the height of his drinking and drug use and working odd jobs telemarketing, driving a cab that he would later mine in his fiction The poems address his depressions, drug and alcohol use, the ever present shadow of his father, women, the drudgery or successes of work, and his relationships.There is a raw honesty to Fante s poems that I appreciate Fante nicely captures feelings of despair and insanity as he struggles with his personal demons Yet amid the moments of despair are always glimpses of hope and calmness and love The accompanying art in the book is done by a friend of Fante s who does artistic journals composed of writing, drawings, and collage Not sure if I like the pieces necessarily, but they are certainly interesting and were paired nicely with the poems Overall an enjoyable read I bought a copy of this book and Dan Fante signed it for me after he read with Tony O Neill at Skylight Books in August I d barely heard of him, but I liked his reading of a poem about him relating to a scarred up cat at Venice Beach Most of the poems in A Gin Pissing Raw Meatwere about being broke in LA down and out, surviving various failed relationships, drinking away madness, and being estranged in the shadow of a talented writer father John Fante Whoever romanticizes that kind of bul I bought a copy of this book and Dan Fante signed it for me after he read with Tony O Neill at Skylight Books in August I d barely heard of him, but I liked his reading of a poem about him relating to a scarred up cat at Venice Beach Most of the poems in A Gin Pissing Raw Meatwere about being broke in LA down and out, surviving various failed relationships, drinking away madness, and being estranged in the shadow of a talented writer father John Fante Whoever romanticizes that kind of bullshit life will feel a kindredship within the poetry of Dan Fante And those who don twell, there s always the Oprah book club i feel that fante has lived in the shadow of his father his entire life, being overlooked by most and underappreciated for being the son of a literary and screenwriting giant however, fante stands as his own man in every piece of his work, whther or not he is writing about his father or his sexual encounters or his temper tantrums and binge drinking i feel that bukowski is usually favored over dan because he is a popular name, and most will understand that you love degenerate poetry if you men i feel that fante has lived in the shadow of his father his entire life, being overlooked by most and underappreciated for being the son of a literary and screenwriting giant however, fante stands as his own man in every piece of his work, whther or not he is writing about his father or his sexual encounters or his temper tantrums and binge drinking i feel that bukowski is usually favored over dan because he is a popular name, and most will understand that you love degenerate poetry if you mention c.b anyone looking for modern poetry in that vein or relative to james tate in the narration and the imagery, check this out

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